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  • Volvo invests in California AI company

    December 5, 2019 9:34AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Volvo Group Venture Capital has invested in California-based Apex.AI, a software developer in autonomous mobility, the company announced Thursday. The investment will fund the development of a safety-certified software framework for autonomous systems. Apex.AI is building an

  • Volvo Group now boasts a million connected assets

    October 3, 2019 7:31AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Volvo Group has declared it now has more than a million connected customer assets on the road. They include trucks, buses and construction equipment. The data collected by Volvo is used to increase uptime, reduce emissions and

  • Volvo Group, Samsung SDI to develop batteries for electric trucks

    July 18, 2019 7:30PM by Truck News

    GOTHENBERG, Sweden – The Volvo Group and South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for the Swedish company’s electric trucks, it was announced Thursday. Under the deal, Samsung SDI will provide

  • Volvo truck plant in Virginia to get $400M upgrade

    June 28, 2019 11:01AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Volvo Group will invest $400 million over six years to upgrade the New River Valley, Va., plant that produces all Volvo trucks sold in North America, the company announced on Friday. The plan includes expansion of

  • Volvo deploys fully autonomous truck in Swedish mine

    September 7, 2016 7:00AM by Truck News

    ARVIDSJAUR, Sweden – Volvo Trucks says it has deployed the world’s first fully autonomous truck in the world to be tested in mining operations deep underground. The truck is operating in the Kristineberg Mine in northern Sweden. It will cover

  • Volvo execs talk growth, dedication to technology

    May 12, 2016 8:40AM by Sonia Straface

    DUBLIN, Va. – The key to being successful in trucking? Keep up with technology and keep up with your customers – at least, that’s what Volvo executives say. At its New River Valley truck manufacturing plant in Dublin, Va. on May

  • Volvo revises LNG engine plans

    October 1, 2014 10:52AM by Truck News

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Volvo Trucks no longer intends to produce a compression ignition LNG engine for the North American market. The company issued a statement today saying while it will continue to field-test dimethyl ether (DME) powered vehicles and will

  • California gets eHighway

    August 7, 2014 10:13AM by Truck News

    CARSON, Ca. – Siemens is powering up a California blacktop. The company has been chosen by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to create an eHighway system in the area served by the Port of Los Angeles and