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Volvo Trucks Provides Viridor With FL 260 Narrow Track Tipper
Volvo Trucks Provides Viridor With FL 260 Narrow Track Tipper

3 Aug 2011, 13:33 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / The unique requirements and demands placed on heavy-duty vehicles that have to deal with London’s most congested has resulted in Volvo providing a narrow-track 16-tonne rigid built specificall...

 
Volvo Trucks I-Shift Celebrates 10th Year of Existence
Volvo Trucks I-Shift Celebrates 10th Year of Existence

1 Aug 2011, 13:32 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Back in 2001, when Volvo Trucks first introduced the I-Shift system, few people could have imagined that an idea based on systems in the automotive industry would catch on and become a sales success...

 
Volvo Trucks Sales Jump 72% Due to Strong Demand in Europe
Volvo Trucks Sales Jump 72% Due to Strong Demand in Europe

22 Jul 2011, 14:46 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo, the world’s second-largest truckmaker, reported a larger-than-expected jump in both sales and profit, as demand in Europe and North America rose and the Swedish company held down costs....

 
Volvo Trucks Invites You Inside Road Cruiser's Cab
Volvo Trucks Invites You Inside Road Cruiser's Cab

19 Jul 2011, 09:34 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The ‘Welcome to my cab’ online video series from Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks has just added the third clip. Following the Pink Lady and the Terminator, it is now Road Cruiser&rsquo...

 
Volvo Trucks Delivers 1500th Unit to Nijhof-Wassink
Volvo Trucks Delivers 1500th Unit to Nijhof-Wassink

15 Jul 2011, 12:46 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Nijhof-Wassink from Rijssen, in the Netherlands, has taken delivery of its 1500th Volvo truck - an EEV-classified FH-420 that is to be used for international haulage jobs. The impressive figure come...

 
Volvo Trucks Launches New Low Entry Cab Variant for the Volvo FE
Volvo Trucks Launches New Low Entry Cab Variant for the Volvo FE

27 Jun 2011, 07:50 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks announced the introduction of the Volvo FE LEC (Low Entry Cab) for the FE model, designed specifically for drivers that have to climb in and out of the cab several ...

 
Volvo Trucks Develops Automated Queue Assistance Safety System
Volvo Trucks Develops Automated Queue Assistance Safety System

23 Jun 2011, 13:08 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo says that 20 percent of all accidents that involve trucks take place in traffic queues, where the monsters leave drivers with reduced visibility. That’s why the company has developed a n...

 
Volvo Trucks Introduces Ocean Race Limited Editions
Volvo Trucks Introduces Ocean Race Limited Editions

20 Jun 2011, 08:50 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / While preparations for the 11th Volvo Ocean Race are on a high, a limited edition of specially designed Volvo FH and Volvo FH16 trucks is making its way through. Dubbed Volvo Ocean Race Limited Edit...

 
Volvo Trucks Sales Jump 74% in May
Volvo Trucks Sales Jump 74% in May

17 Jun 2011, 14:59 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Thanks in part to the widespread success of the FM and FH series, Volvo Trucks managed to increase its sales figures by 74 % in May compared with the year-earlier period. The charge was lead by Euro...

 
Volvo Trucks to the Rescue With M8 Recovery
Volvo Trucks to the Rescue With M8 Recovery

17 Jun 2011, 12:41 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / The Volvo FH has managed to find itself another specialized job, as Alec McManus of Glasgow-based M8 Recovery has added another truck wrecker to his fleet. With specialist recovery bodywork, the Bon...

 
Volvo Trucks Increase Efficiency at HST Feeds
Volvo Trucks Increase Efficiency at HST Feeds

13 Jun 2011, 14:31 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / HST Feeds is constantly trying to increase efficiency and optimize vehicle uptime, so to help maintain high levels of vehicle availability and overall transport efficiency, the company has recently ...

 
Volvo Trucks Will Display Three Vehicles at 2011 Tip Ex
Volvo Trucks Will Display Three Vehicles at 2011 Tip Ex

9 Jun 2011, 15:00 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo Trucks will be exhibiting three trucks on their stand at Tip Ex this year - two Volvo FMX 8x4 tippers, including a medium duty variant and a payload focused one, plus a Euro-4 spec example of ...

 
New Volvo FM MethaneDiesel Truck Makes Public Debut in Berlin
New Volvo FM MethaneDiesel Truck Makes Public Debut in Berlin

8 Jun 2011, 14:58 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The new gas-powered truck from Volvo is about to face the crowds at the NGV Berlin 2011 Fair, marking its official public debut. The participation in this show is also part of Volvo Trucks commitmen...

 
Volvo VISTA 2011 Finalists Announced
Volvo VISTA 2011 Finalists Announced

2 Jun 2011, 11:09 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / This year’s VISTA competition – Volvo Trucks’ and Volvo Buses’ worldwide contest and training programme for mechanics and service personnel, has finally reached its final sta...

 
First Volvo FMX Tractor Unit Delivered in the UK
First Volvo FMX Tractor Unit Delivered in the UK

31 May 2011, 15:01 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Hauling timber out of the woods is known to be notoriously tough on tractor units, so David Wood has gone for a new heavy-duty Volvo FMX to deal with the onerous daily grind and off-road duties that...

 
New Volvo FM MethaneDiesel Launched
New Volvo FM MethaneDiesel Launched

31 May 2011, 08:08 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Alternative fuel-powered vehicles for use in heavy and long-distance transport operations are a must considering today’s environmental concern, and Volvo Trucks is well aware of that. The Swed...

 
Volvo Trucks Reduces Transport Operations Carbon Footprint by 22 Percent
Volvo Trucks Reduces Transport Operations Carbon Footprint by 22 Percent

25 May 2011, 14:51 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / One of the most challenging targets that Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks had to achieve in recent years was to cut its transport-related emissions by 20% before the end of 2010. However, the comp...

 
Volvo FE Hybrid Truck Undergoes Crash Test
Volvo FE Hybrid Truck Undergoes Crash Test

25 May 2011, 08:19 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks is currently getting ready to release its new GE Hybrid truck onto the market, so naturally the vehicle had to first pass a rigorous crash test regime. The engineer...

 
Volvo Trucks Offers a Look Inside Terminator's Cab
Volvo Trucks Offers a Look Inside Terminator's Cab

25 May 2011, 06:20 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The second clip from the ‘Welcome to my cab’ online video series has just been launched by Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks, presenting another truck driver telling his story about the ...

 
Volvo Trucks Launches Ready to Roll FL-L Water Tender Concept
Volvo Trucks Launches Ready to Roll FL-L Water Tender Concept

24 May 2011, 11:59 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / An industry first has been made possible thanks to a partnership between Volvo Trucks UK, vehicle optimization specialists Estepe, Angloco and Strongs Plastic Products. The new concept water tender ...