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7/23/2018

Volvo Trucks’ VNL 300 Now Available with Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” Natural Gas Engine

The new Volvo VNL 300 daycab is now available with the latest version of the Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” natural gas engine, providing an alternative fuel solution for pick-up and delivery and regional-haul operations.

7/11/2018

Volvo Trucks Expands Advanced Diesel Technician Training Focus with New Technical College Partnerships

Volvo Trucks North America is expanding its focus on training skilled professional vehicle service technicians through expansion of the Diesel Advanced Technology Education (DATE) program. Beginning in early 2019, Volvo will partner with three colleges in Florida, Ohio and Texas.

6/27/2018

Volvo Trucks and FedEx Successfully Demonstrate Truck Platooning on N.C. 540 (Triangle Expressway)

Volvo Trucks North America, together with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, used advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technology to conduct on-highway truck platooning as part of ongoing research collaboration.

 

 

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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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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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