News and Information on Volvo Trucks...
Dec. 12, 2012 |
In this video, Lars Mårtensson – environmental director for Volvo Trucks – test drives a commercial vehicle operating on 100% hydrotreated vegetable oil or “HVO” and visits Volvo’s European engine laboratory to take a closer look at another alternative fuel, dimethyl ether or “DME.”...
Nov. 13, 2015 |
Volvo Trucks North America , after concluding truck and engine lab testing, approved the use of renewable diesel fuel for all of its proprietary Volvo engines. Volvo announced that it is the first OEM to endorse the use of advanced hydrocarbon renewable diesel fuel...
Dec. 15, 2015 |
Volvo Trucks said it achieved record Class 8 sales in North America of 30,930 units in 2015, with its retail market share reaching 12.4% as a result, according to WardsAuto data – an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 2014. Volvo added that it reached a record 12.2% NAFTA market share (36,940...
Feb. 1, 2016 |
In an effort to boost profit margins, Volvo AB has expelled its CEO Olof Persson , BloombergBusiness reported. Persson led the company for almost four years, according to the report...
Apr. 22, 2015 |
The Volvo Group plans to reorganize its global truck operations into four separate units – Volvo Trucks, UD Trucks, Renault Trucks and Mack Trucks – starting on March 1 this year, giving each profit and loss responsibility while shuffling its executive board to include representatives from those...
Jan. 27, 2016 |
Watch a four-year-old girl named Sophie put a full-sized remote-controlled Volvo FMX dump truck through its paces on a closed-off gravel pit course in Serbia. Volvo Trucks notes that the remote control system used by Sophie was specially made for this film...
Dec. 4, 2015 |
Volvo Group North America announced it has joined 153 other U.S. companies in support of the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, standing with the Obama Administration to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to climate action and to voice support for a strong outcome to the COP21 Paris climate...
Dec. 8, 2015 |
Volvo Trucks announced Dec. 2 that it will lay off 734 workers at its plant in Dublin, VA, because of reduced demand, according to a Columbus Dispatch report. According to the report, layoffs will begin in February as an attempt to “adapt to market changes including a decline in demand for long-haul...
Dec. 2, 2015 |
Manhattan Beer Distributors recently purchased 35 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Volvo VNM 200 model tractors for its New York City fleet. Manhattan Beer executives said they chose Volvo models due to the strong relationship with its dealer and because the VNM 200 – Volvo’s regional haul...
Oct. 29, 2015 |