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Volvo Trucks Uses Smartphones to Provide Service Instructions in Workshops
Volvo Trucks Uses Smartphones to Provide Service Instructions in Workshops

19 May 2011, 13:14 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / In a move that is targeted at improving the company’s aftersales services, Volvo Trucks is currently testing the use of smartphones - a consumer-based technology- in their workshops. As the ...

 
Volvo Trucks Awarded for One More Pile Project Success
Volvo Trucks Awarded for One More Pile Project Success

18 May 2011, 14:07 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks has been working to optimize timber haulage, as part of its involvement in the One More Pile project, and its efforts have recently paid off. The company has won th...

 
Volvo Trucks to Demo Safer Right-turns System Today
Volvo Trucks to Demo Safer Right-turns System Today

17 May 2011, 08:15 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks has developed a system that is aimed at solving the problem of the truck driver’s blind spot on the passenger side, which will be demoed today in the Intersaf...

 
New Volvo Trucks Delivered to Peter Green Chilled
New Volvo Trucks Delivered to Peter Green Chilled

16 May 2011, 11:19 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Peter Green Chilled, an operator based in Somerset, has announced it has added two new Volvo FH tractors, the first Volvo trucks to join in almost 25 years. As a result of the returns on fuel expens...

 
New Volvo Trucks Center Inaugurated in Poland
New Volvo Trucks Center Inaugurated in Poland

12 May 2011, 11:17 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / A new Volvo Trucks Center in Skawina, Poland, was brought into the operation, the Swedish manufacturer announced today, aiming at raising the quality of the company’s customer service. The pre...

 
Volvo Trucks Reduces Fuel Consumption With New Rear Axle
Volvo Trucks Reduces Fuel Consumption With New Rear Axle

10 May 2011, 09:02 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks is taking a step forward in reducing fuel costs in heavy long-haul transports, with the use of a new rear axle that reportedly cuts fuel consumption by up to two pe...

 
Volvo Trucks Magazine Now Available for Android
Volvo Trucks Magazine Now Available for Android

4 May 2011, 08:57 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / After back in January the company was announcing the release of a new magazine specially configured for iPad, Volvo Trucks today confirmed that a new issue of its tablet magazine can now be read on ...

 
Volvo Trucks Works to Solve Right-Turn Blind Spot Problem
Volvo Trucks Works to Solve Right-Turn Blind Spot Problem

3 May 2011, 11:30 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The Swedes at Volvo Trucks keep themselves busy trying to find a solution to the right-turn problem, as 20 percent of all accidents between road users and trucks occur when the truck turns right at ...

 
Volvo Trucks Launches 'Every Drop Counts' Campaign
Volvo Trucks Launches 'Every Drop Counts' Campaign

2 May 2011, 08:24 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks announced it has started its on crusade with fuel consumption and has launched a campaign to raise awareness about fuel efficiency. The company is presenting a phil...

 
Volvo Trucks Announces Fuel Efficiency Driving Winner
Volvo Trucks Announces Fuel Efficiency Driving Winner

2 May 2011, 07:29 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Another proof that drivers can have a strong impact on fuel consumption has been recently delivered, when Gosula Venkata Suresh, an Indian truck driver, became the champion of the final of Asia Fuel...

 
Volvo Q1 Profits Rise Due to Increased Truck Demand
Volvo Q1 Profits Rise Due to Increased Truck Demand

27 Apr 2011, 08:04 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Volvo AB, the world’s second largest builder of commercial vehicles, has just reported that its first-quarter profit has risen due to increased demand from Europe and North America. The compan...

 
Volvo Demo Centre Hosts Ladies Day 2011
Volvo Demo Centre Hosts Ladies Day 2011

13 Apr 2011, 08:16 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / A girls only day took place the past weekend at the Volvo Demo Centre in Gothenburg, as around 100 female participants from all over Sweden arrived to test-drive trucks and learn more about working ...

 
Chiltern Cold Storage Takes Delivery of Volvo Trucks Through Flexi-Contract Hire
Chiltern Cold Storage Takes Delivery of Volvo Trucks Through Flexi-Contract Hire

5 Apr 2011, 09:59 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / In uncertain economic times, Chiltern Cold Storage is using its head by opting for the best of both worlds in taking four new Volvo FH 6x2 tractor units on a two-year Volvo Flexi-Contract Hire agree...

 
Volvo Trucks Launches "Welcome to My Cab" Video Series
Volvo Trucks Launches "Welcome to My Cab" Video Series

1 Apr 2011, 10:19 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks has just announced the launch of a new online video series dubbed ‘Welcome to my cab’, which centers around the truck driver. Viewers are thus invited i...

 
Volvo Trucks Brings Back 700 US Workers
Volvo Trucks Brings Back 700 US Workers

31 Mar 2011, 09:04 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / As did most of the players on the automotive market, Volvo Trucks has been fighting adversity and difficult financial conditions ever since the crisis struck the industry in 2009. Slowly, following ...

 
Volvo FE Hybrid Truck Goes on Sale
Volvo FE Hybrid Truck Goes on Sale

29 Mar 2011, 09:21 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo Trucks recently announced it has already started selling hybrid trucks, under the name Volvo FE Hybrid, to customers in selected European markets. To be used primarily in distribution and refu...

 
Volvo FMX Used in World's Longest Tunnel Construction
Volvo FMX Used in World's Longest Tunnel Construction

28 Mar 2011, 13:45 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish truck brand Volvo has recently announced its new construction truck, the FMX, has made a major impact on the construction truck market. Since its launch in April last year, almost 5,000 unit...

 
Woodside Distribution Purchases New Volvo Trucks
Woodside Distribution Purchases New Volvo Trucks

24 Feb 2011, 18:05 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Woodside Distribution, part of the Woodside Group based in Ballyclare, has recently acquired two FE 18 ton curtainside rigids from Dennison Commercials. The trucks will join a fleet consisting of ar...

 
I'Anson Bros Delivers Animal Feed in New Volvo 8x4 Truck
I'Anson Bros Delivers Animal Feed in New Volvo 8x4 Truck

21 Feb 2011, 12:56 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / I'Anson Brothers Ltd is one of the United Kingdom's leading manufacturers of premier animal feedstuffs and has been serving farmers in Yorkshire and the North of England since 1900. The co...

 
Volvo Trucks Launches FH16 Heavy Haulage Version
Volvo Trucks Launches FH16 Heavy Haulage Version

17 Feb 2011, 10:55 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The most powerful series-manufactured truck, the Volvo FH16, has returned to our attention today, as the Swedes at Volvo Trucks have just launched a version for heavy haulage involving gross combina...