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    Volvo expands VNR lineup

    October 28, 2019 2:42PM by James Menzies

                            ATLANTA, Ga. – Volvo is introducing a VNR 660 model, for customers with length restrictions or who are weight-sensitive. It comes with a 61-inch high-roof sleeper, complementing the

  • Volvo looks to bring its success in Canada to Mexican market

    October 18, 2019 1:13PM by Derek Clouthier

    PUEBLA, Mexico – Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) president Peter Voorhoeve could not be happier with the continued progress his company has made in the Canadian market. While looking to expand its footprint in Mexico with the GHG17 engine and

  • VNR Electric to make California greener

    October 18, 2019 9:10AM by Abdul Latheef

    DUBLIN, Va. — Southern California will soon see the deployment of electric rigs, produced by Volvo Trucks North America in partnership with 15 stakeholders, with some of the funding coming from the California Air Resources Board. The first Volvo VNR

  • The man behind Volvo Dynamic Steering

    October 17, 2019 8:51AM by Abdul Latheef

    DUBLIN, Va. — It happened almost 13 years ago. Technology specialist Jan-Inge Svensson and his colleagues at Volvo’s Advanced Steering Systems in Gothenburg, Sweden, were brainstorming about making truck steering controls more driver-friendly when an idea struck them. They had experienced

  • Volvo makes headway in Canadian market

    October 6, 2019 7:56PM by Derek Clouthier

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) highlighted its success in Canada during the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference and Exhibition today, saying it now owns a 13.9% market share north of the border. “We are building market

  • Volvo to offer fatigue-reducing VDS as option

    September 12, 2019 12:37PM by Abdul Latheef

    DUBLIN, Va. – Volvo Trucks  North America plans to offer its Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS) system, designed to reduce driver fatigue, as an option on trucks starting next year, the company announced Thursday. Volvo will start taking orders for VDS

  • Volvo Trucks rides high on innovation, investment

    September 11, 2019 1:19PM by Abdul Latheef

    DUBLIN, Va. — Volvo Trucks North America is on a roll. In the year since Peter Voorhoeve took over as president of VTNA, the company has unveiled a slew of technology updates, and announced fresh investments worth hundreds of millions

  • Volvo improves quality with 3D printing technology

    September 4, 2019 1:52PM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Va. — Volvo Trucks North America is using 3D printing technology extensively to produce tools and fixtures at its New River Valley (NRV) plant in Dublin, Va., the company announced Wednesday. All trucks for the North American market are

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    Volvo updates collision warning system

    June 26, 2019 9:29AM by John G Smith

    Volvo has unveiled the latest generation of its Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) collision mitigation system, which will be standard in VNR and VNL models and also available in the VNX. VADA 2.0 integrates radar and camera readings to monitor

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    Mack, Volvo offering certified used truck warranties

    June 11, 2019 11:08AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack and Volvo have both announced new warranty programs for pre-owned trucks. The Volvo Certified Warranty provides engine and transmission coverage based on its Volvo Engine Plan 2 Protection Plan for new trucks. It offers fully inspected,

  • Volvo expands parameters eligible for over-the-air updates

    April 24, 2019 10:37AM by Truck News

    Volvo Trucks has added more parameter updates to its Parameter Plus subscription package, and now offers more than 250 paramaters that can be changed over the air. The Parameter Plus package allows for up to 50 parameter updates per year.

  • Volvo Trucks expands over-the-air offerings

    March 20, 2019 8:52AM by John G. Smith

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Volvo has taken the next step in its over-the-air programming capabilities, unveiling the new Parameter Plus subscription package that allows up to 50 parameter updates per year. “It really brings a lot of value,” says Ashraf Makki,

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    Volvo expands workstation availability

    February 11, 2019 2:41PM by John G Smith

    Drivers who work the wheels of select Volvo trucks will soon have the option of a new space to work within the sleeper. The VNL 760 and 740 tractors, along with the VNX 740, can now be equipped with a

  • Volvo to electrify VNR

    December 11, 2018 5:35PM by James Menzies

    Volvo will commercialize VNR Electric by 2020

  • New Volvo Trucks leader optimistic about the future

    December 11, 2018 5:09PM by James Menzies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A 53-year-old former engineer from the Netherlands now leads Volvo Trucks North America, after a successful stint in Australia where he grew the company’s market share. Now Peter Voorhoeve hopes to do the same as president of