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Volvo Trucks to Run on DME in North America by 2015
Volvo Trucks to Run on DME in North America by 2015

11 Jun 2013, 11:00 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / DME is short for Di-Methyl-Ether and can be produced as a biofuel through distillation. Compared with diesel fuel, Bio-DME produces no less than 95 percent less carbon dioxide emissions, while deliv...

 
Volvo Trucks Launches New FL and FE <span>· Video</span>
Volvo Trucks Launches New FL and FE · Video

22 May 2013, 16:09 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo Truck has officially unveiled two new vehicles designed specifically for use in urban and suburban conditions, the new FL and FE. Both feature increased overall safety, are available with a nu...

 
New Volvo FMX Truck Launched
New Volvo FMX Truck Launched

17 Apr 2013, 11:13 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / A new FMX truck was unveiled by the Swedish company Volvo at the Bauma exhibition in Munich, Germany. The truck has been designed with increased durability in mind, but also with a driver-centric ca...

 
Volvo Demonstrates AEB Efficiency on FH 18-Wheeler
Volvo Demonstrates AEB Efficiency on FH 18-Wheeler

27 Jan 2013, 16:20 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Braking on your small family saloon is one thing, as it never weighs more than two tons, even when fully laden. Volvo has recently started fitting their clever autonomous emergency braking (AEB) sys...

 
Volvo Trucks Deliveries Down 17% in November
Volvo Trucks Deliveries Down 17% in November

20 Dec 2012, 09:15 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / While selling 9,446 vehicles in one month may seem like an impressive feat for Volvo Trucks, it isn`t and it represents a 17% drop in sales and deliveries, compared to the same month of 2011. Oddly ...

 
Volvo Trucks Sales Decrease 19% in September
Volvo Trucks Sales Decrease 19% in September

26 Oct 2012, 11:14 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo Trucks has announced that its deliveries have decreased 19% in September 2012 compared to a year ago to 8,646 vehicles in a single month. Due to widespread weakness in the economy, European de...

 
Volvo Trucks i-Shift Gearbox and 11L Engine Production Starts in Brazil
Volvo Trucks i-Shift Gearbox and 11L Engine Production Starts in Brazil

8 Dec 2011, 13:54 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo Trucks has announced that it has begun local production of their new i-Shift gearbox and the 11-liter truck engine in Brazil, at their factory complex located in Curitiba. The automated boxes ...

 
Volvo FMX Launched in Australia
Volvo FMX Launched in Australia

29 Nov 2011, 17:22 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The Volvo FMX, a truck that’s not at all afraid to leave the road when it has to, has now reached Australia, with the company claiming that there is a perfect match between the difficult worki...

 
Volvo Trucks Delivers Five FL-260 Fire Trucks in North Wales
Volvo Trucks Delivers Five FL-260 Fire Trucks in North Wales

15 Nov 2011, 15:06 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo Trucks has announced the delivery of five new Volvo FL-260 Fire Appliances for the fleet of North Wales Fire & Rescue Service, as part of a program of vehicle replacement. A total of 21 su...

 
Volvo Trucks Game: FH16 750
Volvo Trucks Game: FH16 750

4 Nov 2011, 12:57 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / What better way to promote the most powerful monster in your inventory that few people are actually going to buy than to make video games after it. We’re not talking about the latest Porsche o...

 
First Volvo FH16-750 Ordered in the UK
First Volvo FH16-750 Ordered in the UK

14 Oct 2011, 13:42 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo Trucks unveiled their most powerful version of the popular Fm16 tractor a month ago, and already the first example in the UK has been delivered to a customer. Leicestershire-based, A R Demolit...

 
Volvo Trucks Delivers Six Tractor Units to Devereux Transport
Volvo Trucks Delivers Six Tractor Units to Devereux Transport

22 Sep 2011, 17:10 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Family-owned haulier Devereux Transport of Billingham, has put six new Volvo FH 6x2 tractor units into service with the north-east company’s base. All the trucks were supplied by the Stockton-...

 
Volvo Trucks Expects 1,000 Deliveries to Iraq
Volvo Trucks Expects 1,000 Deliveries to Iraq

21 Sep 2011, 16:40 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Iraq is still a country in tatters that, despite its wealth of natural resources, is unable to get back to its past glory. Volvo Truck Corporation is now re-establishing its presence in the middle-e...

 
Volvo Trucks Sales Increase 59% in August
Volvo Trucks Sales Increase 59% in August

19 Sep 2011, 08:25 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo Trucks deliveries have been jumping from month to month this year, with the latest results published for the month of August showing a 59 percent increase compared to the same period of last ...

 
Volvo Trucks Unveils FH16 With 750 HP
Volvo Trucks Unveils FH16 With 750 HP

8 Sep 2011, 11:48 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / In order to help their FM16 tractor deal with the most sever loads it can, Volvo Trucks today unveiled their brand new FH16 750 unit that’s capable of delivering 750 horsepower and 3550Nm. The...

 
Volvo Trucks Delivers 34 New Tractors to Yusen Logistics
Volvo Trucks Delivers 34 New Tractors to Yusen Logistics

25 Aug 2011, 09:26 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Yesterday, we brought you the story on how driver preference resulted in new orders for Volvo Trucks. Now, we will tell you about how the Swedish truck maker is making an impact in the automotive in...

 
Volvo Trucks Receives Order for FM Bulkers from Crediton Milling
Volvo Trucks Receives Order for FM Bulkers from Crediton Milling

24 Aug 2011, 13:44 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / An order for three new Volvo FM animal feed bulkers and one new FM 6x2 tractor unit was received by Volvo dealer Truck and Bus Wales and West. The new four-axle trucks have been equipped with Priden...

 
Volvo Will Develop SuperTruck for US Market Using Federal Funding
Volvo Will Develop SuperTruck for US Market Using Federal Funding

19 Aug 2011, 12:52 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Usually, we get our rumors in a sealed brown envelope that people slide under the door... or from the Internet, but when it comes to trucks, Volvo has had the good nature to reveal its future plans ...

 
Volvo Trucks Scores Order With Amber Services for FM 8x4 REL
Volvo Trucks Scores Order With Amber Services for FM 8x4 REL

19 Aug 2011, 11:35 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Amber Services Waste Recycling of Ystrad Mynach, near Caerphilly in South Wales, recently took delivery of one new Volvo FM 8x4 rear-end-loader (REL). This is the first of Volvo to join the Welsh co...

 
Volvo Truck Driven One Million Kilometers on One Clutch
Volvo Truck Driven One Million Kilometers on One Clutch

5 Aug 2011, 10:14 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Phil Moore, an experienced truck driver who works for manufacturer EBC Brakes in Northampton, has just finished driving 1 million kilometres on the same clutch. He’s quite proud of his achieve...