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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

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    Mack, Volvo Uptime Centers seeing impressive benefits

    November 11, 2016 9:15AM by Truck News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Mack and Volvo have received an award for their Certified Uptime Center training programs. The companies received a Brandon Hall Group gold award for Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy. The awards are given

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    Volvo anticipating further decline in Class 8 truck market

    October 25, 2016 8:00AM by James Menzies

    LAURENS, S.C. – Volvo Trucks is projecting North American Class 8 truck sales are going to get worse before they get better. Magnus Koeck, vice-president of marketing and brand management, told the truck press Monday that Volvo is predicting a

  • Volvo introduces new collision mitigation system

    October 5, 2016 9:29AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Volvo has announced availability of a new driver assist collision mitigation system developed with Bendix. Volvo Active Driver Assist combines radar and cameras to provide emergency braking and help maintain safe following distances. The system is

  • Mack, Volvo bringing remote diagnostics to older trucks

    October 5, 2016 9:15AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mack and Volvo announced at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition, deals with telematics provider Geotab that will bring remote diagnostics to older vehicles. “We are pleased to sign this agreement with Geotab because