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Volvo Group North America

  • Volvo Group joins DOE Supply Chain Initiative

    September 10, 2019 7:48AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Group North America has become the first trucking OEM to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Plants Supply Chain Initiative. It joined the program, recruiting eight Volvo Group vendors to commit to reducing energy

  • Volvo turns to AI to improve safety on the road

    June 21, 2019 11:01AM by Truck News

    ONTARIO, Calif. – Volvo Trucks North America has showcased a project designed to strengthen safety capabilities for the trucking industry through automation. The proof of concept was developed in collaboration with automated vehicle software provider Perceptive Automata and customer Dependable

  • Volvo Group sponsors tree planting for Canadian veterans

    June 17, 2019 11:48AM by James Menzies

    WHITBY, Ont. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among the attendees at a tree planting ceremony June 14, sponsored by Volvo Group. The event was part of the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign, an initiative that will see two million

  • News Equipment

    Volvo Group opens new Canadian PDC in Milton

    March 26, 2019 2:42PM by James Menzies

    MILTON, Ont. – Volvo Group has opened a massive new parts distribution center (PDC) in Milton, Ont., triple the size of its former Mississauga location, about 20 kms away. More favorable real estate pricing, less traffic congestion, airport access, and

  • News Technology

    Volvo demonstrates connected vehicle technologies

    March 12, 2019 8:41AM by Truck News

    CARSON, Calif. – Volvo Group recently demonstrated the potential of connected vehicle technologies integrated with traffic signal data, using a Volvo VNL. The demonstration of Eco-Drive was done along two connected freight corridors in Carson, Calif. Eco-Drive integrates traffic signal

  • News Technology

    Volvo invests in wireless EV charging

    January 16, 2019 8:23AM by Truck News

    PHILADELPHIA, Penn. – Volvo Group Venture Capital, a subsidiary of Volvo Group, has invested in a firm developing high power wireless charging of electric vehicles. Momentum Dynamics, based in Pennsylvania, is developing and commercializing high power inductive charging for the

  • Volvo’s tech guru shares vision of the future

    September 19, 2017 8:20AM by James Menzies

    Connectivity, electro-mobility, and automation will reshape transportation industry

  • Volvo commits to ongoing effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions

    December 2, 2015 12:57PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Volvo Group North America vowed Dec. 2 to support the American Business Act on Climate Change Pledge, joining 153 U.S. companies in an effort to battle climate change. “Volvo Group’s vision is to be the leading provider