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12/5/2018

Volvo Trucks Furthers its Focus on Freight Efficiency with New Payload Plus Package

Volvo Trucks’ new “Payload Plus” packages for the Volvo VNR and VNL series provide significant weight savings, helping maximize payload and fuel efficiency in weight-sensitive tanker, bulk-haul, and specific dry van and refrigerated applications. The Payload Plus packages, now available to order, provide a simple model-based way to shave up to 540 lbs. from Volvo VNR regional-haul models and remove more than 335 lbs. from Volvo VNL long-haul models.

11/1/2018

Volvo Trucks and Trimble Transportation Enterprise to Collaborate on Fleet Management Services

Volvo Trucks in North America announced today it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Trimble Transportation Enterprise (formerly TMW Systems) to develop future transportation management and fleet maintenance products and services. The proposed collaboration leverages Volvo’s on-board connectivity hardware to offer solutions that help fleets run their businesses more effectively, bringing critical uptime information into the Trimble platform.

10/29/2018

Volvo Trucks’ New “Xceed” Efficiency Package Boosts Fuel Efficiency for VNL 760 and VNL 860

Volvo Trucks announced today the new Xceed fuel efficiency package for Volvo VNL 760 and VNL 860 models operating in dry van and refrigerated trailer operations. The new fuel efficiency package will be available for order beginning in January of 2019 for 2020 models. Volvo made the announcement this week at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas.

 

 

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Driver's Digest

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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Investing For The Future

In its own pursuit of the American dream, family-owned VTS Transportation has found remarkable success by continuing to choose the most advanced trucking solutions to keep their drivers satisfied and costs low.

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One Sweet Ride

One company’s drive to make the world’s best chocolate has taken them from the small town of Durango, Colorado, to franchise locations all over the world.

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