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Volvo Trucks North America


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    Volvo launches truck configurator

    May 7, 2018 10:19AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks has developed an online configurator that allows customers to design their own VNR and VNL online. The custom design can be shared via social media, or sent to a Volvo dealer. “The Volvo Trucks online

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    Volvo celebrates 35 years of aerodynamics

    April 20, 2018 11:11AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Volvo was doing aero before aero was cool. The company announced at Truck World that it’s celebrating 35 years of aerodynamics. The company brought an integral sleeper to the market in 1983 as Volvo White. In 1996,

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    Volvo completes transition to new VNL

    April 3, 2018 8:24AM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Va. – Volvo Trucks has announced it has completed its transition to full production of the new VNL 760 model for long-haul applications, ending production of the legacy VNL 670. The new VNL, introduced last year, features an all-new

  • Swedish P.M. visits Hagerstown plant

    March 16, 2018 9:24AM by Truck News

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. – Volvo Group’s Hagerstown powertrain plant hosted Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven this week. Swedish ambassador to the U.S., Karin Olofsdotter also visited, and the delegation was hosted by Volvo Group president and CEO Martin Lundstedt. A discussion

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    Volvo introduces new VNX

    March 14, 2018 3:03PM by James Menzies

    Volvo product overhaul continues with VNX heavy-hauler

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    Volvo adds VNX heavy-hauler, anticipates strengthening truck market

    March 14, 2018 12:35PM by James Menzies

    DUBLIN, Va. – Volvo Trucks North America recently finished building legacy models at its truck plant here, and is now producing the new VNL and VNR. And the timing couldn’t be better, according to Magnus Koeck, vice-president of marketing and

  • Volvo says automation won’t displace drivers

    February 22, 2018 9:54AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) says its work towards automation will focus on safety and the driver, and it has created videos to highlight its efforts in this area. Volvo says the rapid advancement of automation can

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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’