Volvo Trucks Press Releases

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  • Connecting the Bigger Picture: Volvo Presents the Future of Sustainable Transport Solutions at ACT Expo 2019

    Sustainability initiatives are rapidly changing the transportation industry, with increased focus on major technological advancements to create these opportunities. At the upcoming Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, April 23-26, 2019, Volvo Trucks (Booth #1634) will demonstrate The Bigger Picture – going beyond the truck to explore the future of trucking and sustainable transport solutions through electromobility, automation and connectivity.

  • Jeff Lester appointed Senior Vice President of US Dealer Sales for Volvo Trucks North America

    Jeff Lester has been appointed Senior Vice President, US Dealer Sales for Volvo Trucks North America. Jeff will begin his new position on April 1.

  • Volvo Group Collaborates with Key California Stakeholders to Showcase Potential of Connected Vehicle Technologies with a Volvo VNL

    On March 6, 2019, Volvo Group participated in a demonstration of Eco-Drive technology with a Volvo VNL along two connected freight corridors in Carson, California. Eco-Drive integrates traffic signal data with vehicle dynamics to provide real-time speed recommendations. This mitigates harsh driving maneuvers and can therefore reduce the impact of freight movement through disadvantaged communities.

  • Volvo Trucks to Offer Versatile Workstation for VNL 740, 760 and VNX 740 Models

    Volvo Trucks adds an ergonomically advanced workstation to its VNL 760, 740 and VNX 740 models, providing a flexible living environment for thousands of drivers who make their homes on the road. Designed to improve driver productivity, comfort and overall convenience, the upgrade is now available for order.

  • Volvo Trucks Hosts 2019-2020 America's Road Team Captains Ahead of Nationwide Outreach

    Volvo Trucks celebrated the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) new trucking ambassadors at its New River Valley Customer Experience Center in Dublin, Virginia, while providing training on its VNL 760 long-haul tractor model, which America’s Road Team Captains will use to haul the ATA Interstate One mobile classroom for their nationwide outreach effort.

  • Volvo Trucks Names General Truck Sales 2018 North American Dealer of the Year

    Volvo Trucks has awarded General Truck Sales of Muncie, Indiana as its 2018 Dealer of the Year for North America. Volvo Trucks also honored its top dealers in Canada and Mexico. The 2018 Canada Dealer of the Year is Sheehan’s Truck Center of Burlington, Ontario, and the 2018 Mexico Dealer of the Year is Tractoautobuses Del Norte S.A. de CV of Chihuahua.

  • 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.

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