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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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Watch 3-year-old Joel Jovine and Volvo Trucks in the ‘World’s Largest Unboxing’ – a New GUINNESS WORLD RECORD Title

Volvo Trucks North America recently set a spectacular record when launching their all-new truck series, the Volvo VNL. By letting 3-year-old Joel Jovine unbox the full-size truck, he not only revealed the U.S.-developed truck, but also helped achieve a formal GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest object unboxed. The new Volvo VNL series introduces […]

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Volvo Trucks Introduces Genuine Painted Parts Program

Volvo Trucks North America announced that it now offers a Genuine Painted Parts Program, delivering genuine, factory-built replacement parts, custom painted for pre-order or quick turnaround. The Volvo Genuine Painted Parts Program offers customers and dealers the opportunity to order more than three dozen different parts, including hoods and bumpers, for both the Volvo VNL […]

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First of New Volvo VNR Regional Haul Models Take to the Road During Media Test Drives

The first of Volvo Trucks North America’s new Volvo VNR models today were test driven by members of the North American trucking trade press during a two-day event in Winston-Salem, N.C. The test drive included several different configurations of the new tractor and took place on inner city roads and highways, offering a comprehensive driving […]

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Volvo Trucks Honors Military Heroes with New Volvo VNR “Ride for Freedom” Truck

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia unveiled the design of its 2017 Ride for Freedom truck featuring the all new VNR model, which will accompany a motorcade of about 160 motorcycles from the plant to Washington, D.C., during the “Run for the Wall” motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend. Now in […]

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Volvo Trucks Defines the Shape of Trucks to Come with New VNR Regional Haul Model

Volvo Trucks North America unveiled the new Volvo VNR model, a versatile regional haul tractor designed and developed for the modern professional truck driver and the rapidly evolving demands of goods delivery. Defined by innovations in every area – new aerodynamic design, reimagined working environment, improved engine and transmission options, gearing and loading efficiencies, passive […]

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Volvo Trucks Delivers First Canadian Models Equipped with 2017 Engines to Purolator

Volvo Trucks North America recently delivered 19 D13-powered Volvo VNL 300 models to Ontario-based Purolator, marking the first Canadian delivery of trucks equipped with Volvo’s new 2017 engines. Featuring a host of new technologies and improvements, Volvo’s 2017 D13 offers enhanced performance and fuel efficiency for customers. Our 2017 engines offer several engineering enhancements to […]

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Volvo Trucks Awards a Volvo Highway Tractor to Pulaski County Schools

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) Assembly Plant is awarding a 2009 Volvo highway tractor featuring a Volvo D16, a 16-liter 600 horsepower engine, to Pulaski County High Schools for the creation of curriculum where high school students can learn fundamental truck systems, assembly and repair techniques. Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) Assembly Plant […]

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