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 |
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Dec. 12, 2012 |
Volvo Trucks North America is adding a turbo compounding option for the Volvo D13 engine. “By converting wasted heat energy, the 13-liter D13 with turbo compounding improves fuel efficiency by up to 6.5 percent, while also delivering up to 100 extra lb.-ft. of torque for improved performance,” the...
Jun. 29, 2016 |
HAGERSTOWN, MD. Retooled engines and a variety of transmission and total powertrain enhancements are on the way from Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) later this year and on into 2017...
Mar. 22, 2016 |
Time for big, hardworking trucks on an off-road/ construction course: Reporters got a chance Tuesday to see and try out some of the latest Volvo Truck powertrain tech and features going into 2017 models...
Jun. 30, 2016 |
Mack Truck announced an expansion of its fleet management services with the addition of Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics. Powered by Omnitracs, Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics utilizes Mack’s factory-installed telematics hardware to help boost productivity and safety by providing real-time...
Jun. 16, 2016 |
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 announced the first dealer locations in the U.S. and Canada to earn its Volvo Certified Uptime Center designation. “Seven dealers received the certification, which requires redesigning service bays and adopting standardized processes and workflows to speed repair time through faster...
Feb. 29, 2016 |
It’s another instant video marketing classic from Volvo Trucks ; putting one of the strongest men on Earth behind the wheel of a tractor and transmission capable of pulling one of the heaviest freight loads on Earth. Not a bad stunt to start the day, if I may say...
Apr. 13, 2016 |
Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) is touting the new “one-box” packaging its exhaust aftertreatment system (EATS) as a frame-rail space saver, especially in highway applications...
May 6, 2016 |