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Volvo Trucks North America


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    More than 100 Volvo dealers now Certified Uptime Centers

    February 16, 2018 11:54AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks North America has announced it now has more than 100 Certified Uptime Centers in its dealer network. The certified dealers maximize uptime through greater service bay availability, and standardized processes that lead to expedited check-in

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    Volvo brings new LED headlights to VHD

    January 25, 2018 10:00AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Volvo Trucks has announced new LED headlights for its VHD series of vocational trucks. The announcement was made at World of Concrete. The new LED headlights are now standard on the VDH 300 day cab and

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    China’s Geely Holding becomes largest Volvo shareholder

    December 28, 2017 1:21PM by Truck News

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – China-based Geely Holding has purchased Cevian Capital’s stake in AB Volvo, becoming the largest shareholder by capital in the global truck maker. Cevian Capital’s co-founder, Christer Gardell, said: “Today’s announcement concludes over 11 years’ ownership in AB Volvo

  • Mexican trucking industry “is changing,” fleet owner says

    November 19, 2017 8:27PM by James Menzies

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Noe Montes, owner of Mexican trucking company Transmontes and a U.S.-based carrier called TM Transportation Services, wants the North American trucking industry to know that Mexican carriers are safety-conscious and progressive. In an interview with trucking press

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    Volvo announces 2018 forecast, expands product line in Mexico

    November 15, 2017 11:23AM by James Menzies

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Volvo Group for the first time announced its projections for 2018 Class 8 retail sales, with a bullish projection of 260,000 retail sales expected in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. That’s coming off an anticipated 235,000 units

  • Volvo envisions a future without traffic accidents

    October 25, 2017 8:11PM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Volvo Trucks shared its vision for a world without traffic accidents, during a seminar at the American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition. Safety has been a core value of the company since 1927. “Each year

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    Volvo’s North American truck market outlook improves

    September 7, 2017 4:17PM by James Menzies

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo has increased its outlook for the North American Class 8 truck market, now projecting demand for 225,000 trucks this year, with stronger orders coming in the latter part of the year. That’s up from earlier projections

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    Volvo takes wraps off new VNL

    July 11, 2017 5:16PM by James Menzies

    ‘The most exciting new trucks from Volvo in 20 years’

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    Volvo eyes top spot in global truck market

    July 11, 2017 1:09PM by James Menzies

    DUBLIN, Va. — A strong European truck market has offset weakness in North America, providing favorable industry conditions for Volvo Trucks globally. Claes Nilsson, Volvo Truck’s global president, gave an overview of the market when visiting Volvo’s new customer center

  • Volvo launches Genuine Painted Parts Program

    June 5, 2017 4:53PM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Va. – Volvo Trucks North America wants your truck on the road and to look like it’s straight off the assembly line, even after replacing a body part. Volvo’s Genuine Painted Parts Program offers more than three dozen parts,

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    Volvo sees strong demand for new VNR out of the gate

    June 1, 2017 10:56AM by James Menzies

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Early orders for the new Volvo VNR regional haul tractor have been strong, Volvo officials revealed during a truck press ride-and-drive here today. Magnus Koeck, vice-president, marketing and brand management, said the company has been pleasantly surprised

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    Volvo debuts new VNR regional truck at ExpoCam

    April 20, 2017 12:27PM by James Menzies

    Clean sheet design was inspired by drivers

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    Volvo to debut new regional haul truck at ExpoCam

    April 12, 2017 9:25AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Volvo Trucks North America will debut a new VNR regional haul model at ExpoCam next week. The truck maker has provided a glimpse of the new truck through two preview videos. “The VNR is wholly reimagined inside

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    Mack, Volvo offering over-the-air engine updates

    March 1, 2017 11:00AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mack and Volvo both announced at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council that they’ll be offering over-the-air software and parameter updates. Ash Makki, product marketing manager with Volvo, said up to 75% of engine

  • Volvo demonstrates new active driver assist

    November 13, 2016 10:00AM by James Menzies

    Company takes collision mitigation a step further with fully integrated system