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10/17/2018

Volvo Trucks Expands Remote Programming for Over-the-Air Software and Parameter Updates

All Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada with GHG 2017 Volvo engines equipped with Volvo’s factory-installed connectivity hardware are now eligible for software and parameter updates with Volvo’s Remote Programming. Users can perform updates anywhere in the U.S. and Canada where a cellular connection is available, and at the discretion of the vehicle’s decision maker.

9/25/2018

Volvo Trucks’ Designers Recognized For Design Excellence with the New Volvo VNL Series

The Volvo Trucks design team recently received recognition from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) for their work designing the new Volvo VNL series. Volvo Trucks’ design team received IDSA’s Silver International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). The annual IDEA competition is the world’s most prestigious and rigorous design competition.

9/6/2018

Volvo Trucks Thanks Professional Truck Drivers, the Movers of Our World

Leading up to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 9 to 15, in the U.S. and in conjunction with National Trucking Week, Sept. 2 to 8, in Canada, Volvo Trucks North America is rolling out a new film titled “The Movers,” a tribute to the men and women who literally move our world as professional truck drivers.

 

 

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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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