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Alliance Truck Parts Adds Grilles to Crash Parts Line

Alliance Truck Parts, a leading aftermarket parts brand for the commercial transportation industry, has introduced grilles to its crash parts product line, making it the first OE private label brand to offer an all-makes grilles program. Manufactured with chromed composite, Alliance Truck Parts grilles are designed for most all makes and all models of heavy-duty […]

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Volvo Trucks Renews Sponsorship of America’s Road Team for 2016

Volvo Trucks will continue to be the exclusive sponsor of the America’s Road Team safety outreach program for 2016. Gӧran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America, made the announcement today at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “The America’s Road Team is one of the best tools we have […]

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North American Teams to Compete in Volvo’s Global Aftermarket Competition

Volvo Trucks North America continues to accept registrations for teams of aftermarket professionals from Volvo dealerships throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico to compete in the 2015-2016 Volvo International Service Training Award (VISTA) competition. VISTA, which involves teams from 93 countries, assesses teamwork, skills and knowledge in key areas that drive customer satisfaction. “As Volvo […]

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Volvo VHD Model to Help Evaluate U.S. Roads

Beginning this month, researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) will use a Volvo VHD 430 vocational model outfitted with highly specialized instrumentation to help evaluate the safety of highway surfaces in several U.S states. The project, funded by the Federal Highway Administration, will analyze continuous stretches of pavement to determine whether improving highway […]

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Volvo Extends Deadline for Volvo Trucks Safety Award

Volvo Trucks extended its deadline for entering the 2015 Volvo Trucks Safety Award competition to July 17. Two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs will receive the annual award and $25,000 to be used for their safety-related activities. The Volvo Trucks Safety Award is open to all U.S. and Canadian fleets […]

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New Volvo Trucks 6×2 Suspension Offers 4×2 Flexibility

Volvo Trucks in North America introduced Adaptive Loading, a new 6×2 liftable forward axle that automatically adjusts to load weight changes and offers 4×2 operation under certain conditions. Volvo demonstrated Adaptive Loading at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show. Key benefits of Adaptive Loading include greater fuel efficiency, improved traction, lower maintenance costs and increased driver […]

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Volvo Trucks’ Ride for Freedom Truck Honors America’s Military Heroes

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia unveiled the design of its 2015 Ride for Freedom truck, which honors U.S. military service members. The memorial truck accompanied a motorcade of about 160 motorcycles from the plant to Washington, D.C., during the Run for the Wall motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend. For […]

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Volvo Dealers, Aftermarket Team Focus on Uptime at Biennial Event

Volvo Trucks’ ongoing commitment to uptime was recently highlighted during UPTIME 2015 – a three-day event focused on the latest developments in aftermarket issues, trends and operations. Every two years, Volvo’s aftermarket team, North American dealer principals, parts and service managers, key suppliers and vendors convene to focus efforts on keeping customers’ trucks moving. “Nothing […]

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Volvo Trucks Furthers Application-Specific Offerings with Volvo VNX Tridem Model

Volvo Trucks’ powerful Volvo VNX 630 model, designed for high gross weight applications and heavy-haul tasks like heavy equipment hauling, oil and gas delivery and timber transport, is now offered with a tridem rear axle group, offering maximum traction and an increased payload for customers. Customized to meet the demanding requirements of heavy-haul applications, the […]

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Volvo Trucks Introduces I-Shift Transmission for Severe-Duty Applications

Volvo Trucks in North America introduced a rugged version of the Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission for severe-duty applications. The reinforced I-Shift for severe-duty (SD) applications will be available for order in May in Volvo VHD vocational models. The I-Shift for severe duty is designed for on- and off-road work in construction and other applications […]

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Volvo Trucks Expands Lineup of Fuel Efficient XE Powertrain Packages

Volvo Trucks showcased its latest fuel efficiency improvements, including a new XE – eXceptional Efficiency – powertrain package for linehaul applications, at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. Like Volvo’s other XE packages, XE super direct drive improves fuel efficiency by lowering engine rpms at a given vehicle speed – a concept Volvo […]

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Volvo Trucks to Showcase Fuel Efficiency & Uptime Services at 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show

Volvo Trucks will bring the latest in fuel efficiency from aerodynamic and powertrain improvements to the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show March 26 to 28 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Volvo’s booth (No. 32125) includes 11 vehicles designed for regional haul, long haul, heavy haul and vocational segments of the Class 8 market […]

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