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4/5/2018

Volvo Trucks Names S&S Volvo Truck Sales 2017 North American Dealer of the Year

Volvo Trucks has awarded S&S Volvo of Lima, Ohio as its 2017 Dealer of the Year for North America. Volvo Trucks also honored its top dealers in Canada and Mexico. The 2017 Canada Dealer of the Year is Sterling Truck and Trailer Sales of Regina, Saskatchewan, and the 2017 Mexico Dealer of the Year is Tractocamiones y Refacciones de Chihuahua SA de CV of Chihuahua.

4/3/2018

Volvo Trucks Completes Transition to Full Production of New VNL 760 Model for Long-Haul

Volvo Trucks has completed its transition from production of the legacy VNL 670 model to full production of the new VNL 760. Defined by efficiency, productivity, safety, and uptime innovations for today’s long-haul operations, the VNL 760 features an all-new 70-inch sleeper.

3/14/2018

Volvo Trucks’ New VNX Series is Heavy-Haul’s New Heavy Hitter

Volvo Trucks debuted today its rugged, yet refined new VNX series, built specifically for the needs of heavy-haul trucking operations. Available with up to 605 horsepower and 2,050 lb.-ft. of torque, the VNX provides the power and performance demanded for heavy-haul applications such as logging, heavy equipment transport, and long combination vehicles. The new VNX series is the latest step in Volvo’s revitalization of its North American product range, complementing the new VNR series for regional haul and the new VNL series for long-haul operations, both introduced mid-2017.

 

 

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Challenge Accepted: SuperTruck shapes the course of efficient freight transports

By pushing the boundaries of heavy-duty vehicle efficiency, Volvo’s SuperTruck vastly exceeded the U.S. Department of Energy’s initiative to build a highly efficient truck that strengthens U.S. manufacturing and reduces dependence on foreign oil.

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Mission with Special Permission

Professional truck driver Rod Stanley tests his driving skills on the winding mountain roads of western Canada.

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"The Effort Put Forth for SuperTruck Was Unbelievable"

The SuperTruck project resulted in a culmination of ideas and concepts that will prove to benefit society moving forward. For Keith Brantley, project manager of advanced complete vehicle at Volvo Trucks, it was an opportunity of a lifetime.

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