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    Volvo dealers taking steps to improve uptime

    October 16, 2015 8:50AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks dealers that adopt a standardized process to expedite repairs and provide more transparent information to customers will soon receive a special Certified Uptime Center designation. The program will be rolled out in 2016 as part

  • Volvo supports GHG regs, but still prefers complete vehicle standard

    June 22, 2015 8:45AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Group announced today it is committed to working with the EPA and NHTSA to meet Phase 2 greenhouse gas regulations, but it will continue to push its point that a single vehicle standard would be more


    May 26, 2015 9:37AM by James Menzies

    Editorial director Lou Smyrlis attended a Volvo event in Newport, Rhode Island earlier this month, where technology was the theme. Among the futuristic concepts broached by Volvo executives was the idea of a ‘smart’ trailer that can operate independently of

  • Volvo outlines how connectivity will reshape trucking

    May 16, 2015 10:48AM by Lou Smyrlis

    NEWPORT, R.I. — Vehicle connectivity innovations will soon change the face of the trucking industry, reshaping everything from maintenance practices to driver productivity, according to Goran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America. Nyberg was one of several Volvo C-Suite

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    Volvo reinforces I-Shift for severe-duty applications

    March 18, 2015 8:47PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo’s I-Shift automated manual transmission can now be deployed into severe-service applications. A more rugged version of the transmission has been developed and will be available for order in May in Volvo VHD vocational trucks. It can

  • Volvo accepting entrants for fleet safety awards

    February 26, 2015 5:19AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo will once again this year recognize two of North America’s safest fleets. The truck maker announced it will once again recognize two North American trucking companies with the safest driving records and best safety programs. Each

  • Safety goes high-tech

    February 23, 2015 2:15PM by Carolyn Gruske

    Fleet Safety Council panel discusses new ways to prevent accidents and deal with their aftermath

  • News Equipment

    Volvo adds long-haul VAH auto-hauler

    February 2, 2015 3:06PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo has added a VAH 630 premium sleeper tractor designed for long-haul transport to its auto-hauler line. The new offering rounds out a line of auto-haulers that already include a VAH day cab and small sleeper model.


    November 11, 2014 10:34AM by James Menzies

    While adaptive gearing may not be a fit for many Canadian customers due to its requirement for high road speeds and its GVWR limitations, most of the enhancements built into 2016 model year Volvo VNs will benefit Canadian customers. Some

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    November 11, 2014 10:31AM by James Menzies

    Shortly after returning from Charleston, it was back down to the southern states – if Virginia is considered a southern state. I visited Volvo’s New River Valley truck plant in Dublin, Va., where all Volvo trucks for the North American

  • Volvo opens test track

    August 12, 2014 8:13PM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Va. – Buyers who want to test drive trucks conditions that mimic working environments now have a place to go. As originally reported last year, Volvo Trucks North America decided to build a combination road course and vocational track