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2021-09-10

Volvo Trucks to Exhibit the Latest in Powertrain and Electromobility Offerings at TMC

Volvo Trucks North America will showcase the VNR Electric and 25th anniversary Volvo VNL 760 model in its booth #8045 at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) 2021 Fall Meeting Sept. 12-16 in the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, Ohio. Cutaways of the Volvo I-Shift intelligent automated manual transmission and latest-generation D13 Turbo Compound (D13TC) engine, along with the new Volvo VNR Electric motor, will also be on display.

2021-09-01

Volvo Trucks Dealer Nextran Truck Centers Enhances U.S. Footprint with Westfall-O’Dell Acquisition

Volvo Trucks North America announced that established Volvo Trucks dealer Nextran Truck Centers has acquired Westfall-O’Dell Truck Sales. The acquisition is one of the largest by a Volvo Trucks dealer in the past five years.

2021-08-31

Volvo Trucks’ Customer Performance Team – A Maersk Company Places Largest Order of VNR Electric Models to Date

Performance Team – A Maersk Company, a warehousing and distribution company, has placed an order for 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks—the largest commercial order of the North American zero-tailpipe emission model to date. The VNR Electric model from Volvo Trucks North America is the first zero-tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 truck in Performance Team’s fleet, which will be on the road by end of year. When put into service, all 16 vehicles will be carrying regional loads daily to customers across Southern California.

 

 

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The TC concept has been around for 100 years, but there's still potential in how you optimize it.

Volvo Trucks is introducing a next generation 13-liter turbo compound engine, the D13TC. John Bartel, Volvo Trucks director, product strategy-driveline, discusses the engine enhancements and what they mean for fleets.

The TC concept

Go with the Flow

The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit minimizes turbulence and improves aerodynamics by surrounding the drive wheels to better manage the air that moves around the tractor while in motion. The system consists of wheel covers, a center fairing between the wheels and a rear fairing behind the wheels

Go with the Flow

Cash in on Fuel

Ever since the term “miles per gallon” burst into the public consciousness during the OPEC oil embargo of the 1970s, America has engaged in a fascinating and imaginative race.

Cash in on Fuel