Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) Assembly Plant is awarding a 2009 Volvo highway tractor featuring a Volvo D16, a 16-liter 600 horsepower engine, to Pulaski County High Schools for the creation of curriculum where high school students can learn fundamental truck systems, assembly and repair...
Dec. 12, 2016 |
Volvo Trucks North America recently delivered 19 D13-powered Volvo VNL 300 models to Ontario-based Purolator, marking the first Canadian delivery of trucks equipped with Volvo’s new 2017 engines. “Our 2017 engines offer several engineering enhancements to deliver significant fuel savings,” said Jeff...
Jan. 17, 2017 |
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Dec. 12, 2012 |
Now available for order, the 2017 Volvo Trucks North America calendar features photos of Volvo’s lineup of highway, vocational, auto transport and heavy-haul trucks in dynamic settings. Calendars are $15 each and available to purchase online...
Dec. 15, 2016 |
Volvo Trucks North America introduced at ConExpo-CON/AGG 2017 new safety and performance features for the Volvo I-Shift, I-Shift for Severe Duty, and I-Shift with Crawler Gears automated manual transmissions. Auto neutral provides a key jobsite safety feature, while Paver Assist bolsters the Volvo...
Mar. 14, 2017 |
Volvo Trucks and Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) at the University of California, Berkeley completed a demonstration of three-truck platooning. Three Volvo VNL 670 model tractors hauled cargo containers at California's Los Angeles Port complex and along Interstate 110 while...
Mar. 13, 2017 |
Volvo Trucks North America has been awarded a contract by the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) to offer Class 8 chassis to the more than 50,000 NJPA members. Under the contract, NJPA member agencies can now purchase Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX and VHD models...
Jan. 20, 2017 |
NASHVILLE. Volvo Trucks North America is adding remote update capability for all of its vehicles equipped with 2017 Volvo engines, transmissions, aftertreatment systems and other powertrain components. The new Remote Programming service will push our powertrain software updates, which average...
Feb. 28, 2017 |
A range of improvements to its D11 and D13 truck engines, along with vocational enhancements to its I-Shift automated manual transmission (AMT) and other new product offerings are expected to help position Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) to capture more business in the “soft” commercial vehicle...
Mar. 23, 2016 |
In a mid-day memo to its dealer network last Friday, Volvo Trucks announced that it will no longer be selling its 16-liter D16 engine in the North American market anymore, citing “diminishing demand” as the reason for the cancellation. Introduced into the U.S. back in 2005 , the D16 offered...
Jan. 23, 2017 |