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Mack Trucks Offers Association Loyalty Reward Card Program for Certain Mack® Models

Mack Trucks today announced a new loyalty reward program for members of eligible industry associations who purchase model year 2019 and 2020 Mack® Granite®, TerraPro™, LR, Pinnacle™ or Mack Anthem® models. Mack made the announcement during World of Concrete 2019, Jan. 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. The Loyalty Reward Card Program offers members […]

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Mack® mDRIVE™ HD Debuts in Mack TerraPro® Cabover Concrete Pumper Models

Mack Trucks will offer the Mack® mDRIVE™ HD automated manual transmission (AMT) in Mack TerraPro® concrete pumper models beginning in 2019, marking the first time in the industry that an AMT has been available in a cabover concrete pumper. The fully integrated 13- and 14-speed mDRIVE HD AMTs give concrete pumper customers improved performance, proven durability and maximized uptime in […]

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Minimizer releases Floor Mats for new Volvo trucks

With Volvo’s updated line of trucks hitting the roads and highways of North America, Minimizer has released Custom Molded Floor Mats that fit each of those models. The new versions of the VNL, VNR, VNX, and VHD are now covered by the lifetime warranty offered by Minimizer. “We have never manufactured Floor Mats for the […]

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Volvo Trucks to Demonstrate Volvo VNR Electric Models in 2019 and Commercialize in 2020

Volvo Trucks announced that it will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the VNR Electric in North America will begin in 2020. “We are proud to announce the Volvo VNR Electric, designed to support cities focused on sustainable urban development and fleets operating […]

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Volvo Trucks provides autonomous transport solution to Brønnøy Kalk AS

Volvo Trucks has just signed a landmark agreement with Brønnøy Kalk AS in Norway to provide its first commercial autonomous solution transporting limestone from an open pit mine to a nearby port. The solution for Brønnøy Kalk AS consists of limestone being transported by six autonomous Volvo FH trucks on a five kilometer stretch through […]

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Volvo Trucks Brings World’s Largest Unboxing and New VNL Series to the “Big Apple”

Volvo Trucks North America delivered its newest truck, the VNL 760, and its record-breaking unboxing video, to one of the most commercially vibrant hubs in the world, Times Square, in the heart of New York City.  At the nation’s unofficial kick-off to 2018, Volvo Trucks shared its most recent viral video featuring 3-year-old Joel Jovine unboxing […]

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Volvo Trucks Outlines Supported Solutions for Complying with ELD Rule

Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada now have supported solutions for complying with the impending electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, which goes into effect December 18, 2017. Depending on engine, emissions level, and associated onboard hardware, Volvo owners can utilize Volvo’s integrated connected vehicle hardware to access services throughTelogis Inc., a Verizon Company, […]

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Volvo Trucks Dealer Vanguard Truck Centers Adds Houston Texas Location

Volvo Trucks dealer Vanguard Truck Centers recently added to their portfolio of locations with the acquisition of a Houston, Texas-based Volvo dealership. The acquisition enables Volvo Trucks to continue providing outstanding service and support to its Houston area customers through Vanguard. “Vanguard Truck Centers has played a key role in supporting the success of Volvo […]

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Ploger Transportation’s Joel Morrow, senior driver and vice president for fleet equipment procurement (left), achieved more than140 ton-miles-per-gallon during the Run on Less freight efficiency roadshow. Morrow drove during the roadshow a 2016 Volvo VNM model (right) with a Volvo D11 engine.

Volvo Trucks Congratulates Ploger Transportation’s Joel Morrow for Outstanding Fuel Efficiency During Run on Less Roadshow

Volvo Trucks congratulates Joel Morrow of Ploger Transportation on his exceptional fuel efficiency performance during the Run on Less freight efficiency roadshow. Morrow achieved more than 140 ton miles per gallon – defined as payload moved – over the course of more than 6,300 miles driven, loaded at an average gross weight of nearly 62,000 […]

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Volvo D13 Turbo Compound Engine Powers New Volvo VNL Series to 7.5 Percent Improvement in Fuel Efficiency

“Since their introduction, we’ve found our lineup of GHG 2017 engines – particularly the D13TC – to be the most fuel-efficient we’ve ever offered in North America,” said Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America. “Now, combined with an additional 1 percent fuel efficiency benefit from the improved aerodynamics of the new VNL series, […]

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Volvo Active Driver Assist now standard on Volvo VNR, VNL models

Volvo Active Driver Assist is now standard equipment on the new Volvo VNR and VNL series, improving safety not only for truck drivers, but all motorists. Volvo Active Driver Assist includes Bendix Wingman Fusion, a comprehensive, camera- and radar-based collision mitigation system that is fully integrated with Volvo’s Driver Information Display. Volvo is the first […]

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Volvo Trucks Unveils Highly Anticipated New VNL Series

Volvo Trucks North America revealed the new Volvo VNL series, a groundbreaking tractor that meets the needs of today’s long-haul trucking customers and professional drivers through cutting-edge innovations in efficiency, productivity, safety and uptime. Available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch sleeper, the Volvo VNL series defines the shape of trucks to come. “The […]

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