Volvo Trucks Press Releases

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Volvo Trucks Continues Exclusive Sponsorship of America’s Road Team in 2019

    Volvo Trucks announced that it will again serve as the exclusive sponsor of the America’s Road Team public outreach program in 2019. Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America, made the announcement today at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas.

  • Volvo Trucks’ Collaboration with SAS Enhances Remote Diagnostics through Advanced Analytics and AI

    Volvo Trucks North America is further strengthening its portfolio of uptime-boosting services by enhancing Remote Diagnostics with an advanced analytics platform from global analytics leader SAS. SAS’ best-in-class analytics support Volvo’s artificial intelligence efforts and provide even greater capabilities for Remote Diagnostics users, allowing for more precise analysis and decision-making.

  • 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.

  • Volvo Trucks to introduce all-electric trucks in North America

    As part of an innovative partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure, Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialize them in North America in 2020.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Volvo Trucks Provides Tips for Driving Safely During High Travel Season

    Each year, millions of drivers hit the road for summer travel, making safety critical, particularly at peak travel times such as the Labor Day weekend. Volvo Trucks has pulled together key safety tips for drivers that we hope you will share, along with information about Volvo Trucks’ innovative safety technologies.

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