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New Volvo Trucks Delivered to Hewicks Haulage
New Volvo Trucks Delivered to Hewicks Haulage

16 Feb 2011, 17:15 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Hewicks Haulage, a British company that provides general traction services together with its main co-managed tanker fleet, Cave Liquid Haulage, has taken delivery of its first three Volvo FH13 6x2 t...

 
Volvo Launches Worldtrucker Online Global Community
Volvo Launches Worldtrucker Online Global Community

14 Feb 2011, 11:28 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo Trucks announced today the launch of a new global community for drivers, that is projected to become the largest and most active of its kind in the world. Dubbed Worldtrucker, this Internet co...

 
New Volvo Trucks Center Opens in Slovakia
New Volvo Trucks Center Opens in Slovakia

10 Feb 2011, 07:22 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Following the inauguration of the new facility in Presov in late 2010, Volvo Trucks in Slovakia has inaugurated a new Volvo Truck Center in the Zilina area. The new premises provide customers with a...

 
Volvo Rig Tested Successfully in the One More Pile Project
Volvo Rig Tested Successfully in the One More Pile Project

1 Feb 2011, 11:37 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Aimed at finding optimal ways to rationalize timber haulage, the One More Pilot project has recently concluded another testing phase, using a 30 meter long Volvo rig with a payload of 66 tonnes.We a...

 
Volvo Concludes First SARTRE Vehicle Platooning Demo Test
Volvo Concludes First SARTRE Vehicle Platooning Demo Test

17 Jan 2011, 09:31 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The first successful demonstration in the EU-financed SARTRE project was carried out recently at the Volvo Proving Ground in Sweden, the automaker announced today. The key feature in the project is ...

 
Volvo Trucks Magazine Available in iPad Format
Volvo Trucks Magazine Available in iPad Format

4 Jan 2011, 09:38 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo Trucks announced today it has launched a new magazine specially configured for iPad, which will be issued in English and targets a global reading public. The magazine features stories about li...

 
Boden’s New Volvo Trucks Supplied by Thomas Hardie
Boden’s New Volvo Trucks Supplied by Thomas Hardie

30 Dec 2010, 16:01 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / One of Manchester city’s waste wood recycling firms, Boden's Wood Waste Recycling has added five new Volvo FH-500s to their fleet, thus expanding to a 20 Volvo truck total. The five 6x2 t...

 
Volvo Is Testing Hydraulic Front-Wheel-Drive for Trucks
Volvo Is Testing Hydraulic Front-Wheel-Drive for Trucks

23 Nov 2010, 11:33 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Hauling 74 ton timber loads up steep and slippery forest tracks pushes the limits of what timber trucks’ drivetrains can do. That's why Volvo is testing a new hydraulic front-wheel-drive ...

 
Saudi Arabia Orders 350 Volvo Trucks
Saudi Arabia Orders 350 Volvo Trucks

8 Nov 2010, 09:26 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks recently announced its Saudi Arabia distributor, Zahid Tractor, recently signed a deal for no less than 350 trucks with Al Ayuni Investment & Contracting. Most ...

 
Volvo Trucks Begins Liquid Gas Field Testing
Volvo Trucks Begins Liquid Gas Field Testing

20 Oct 2010, 10:27 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo Trucks announced today the start of a public field testing with methane diesel trucks that can run on liquefied methane gas. At the same time, Sweden’s first filling station for liquefie...

 
Volvo Trucks Launches New Dynafleet Version
Volvo Trucks Launches New Dynafleet Version

24 Sep 2010, 09:51 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / A more flexible and easier to use version of the Dynafleet web-based system for transport information is being launched today, Volvo Trucks Announced. The upgraded version now comprises four service...

 
Wheels and Tires Can Reduce CO2 Emissions By 15%
Wheels and Tires Can Reduce CO2 Emissions By 15%

22 Sep 2010, 12:18 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks and tire maker Michelin have recently conducted a large-scale test that showed just how much wheel alignment, tire pressure and rolling resistance affect fuel...

 
A Quarter of All Volvo Trucks Have Alcolocks
A Quarter of All Volvo Trucks Have Alcolocks

15 Sep 2010, 13:24 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / One way of fighting against alcohol as a cause of 30 percent of all fatal road accidents is to fit alcolocks, which prevent the vehicle from being started by a driver who is over the legal blood alc...

 
Volvo FH Trucks Transport Exotic Harleys
Volvo FH Trucks Transport Exotic Harleys

12 Aug 2010, 12:03 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The British division of Volvo Trucks announced today that the fleet of We Move Bikes opted for two new, all-black 4x2 Volvo FH tractor units, which will be used to transport the latest and most exot...

 
Volvo Trucks Goes Green for 2010 IAA
Volvo Trucks Goes Green for 2010 IAA

7 Jul 2010, 08:43 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The Swedish truck manufacturer announced today it has already decided what to bring at the IAA show in Hanover this fall. The Volvo Trucks display at the event will feature unique green technologies...

 
Volvo Trucks Gives Safety Tips to Children
Volvo Trucks Gives Safety Tips to Children

1 Jul 2010, 12:10 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / As most accidents involving trucks and pedestrians occur due to the driver’s blind spot, Volvo Trucks has partnered with other organizations to teach Danish kids how to behave when there are t...

 
Volvo Truck Drivers Take Part in Major Safety Study
Volvo Truck Drivers Take Part in Major Safety Study

29 Jun 2010, 10:39 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The EuroFOT (European Field Operational Test) project is looking to gather information on how truck drivers behave in various traffic situation and how is this assisted by the truck's on-board ...

 
Volvo VN Sets Two New World Truck Speed Records
Volvo VN Sets Two New World Truck Speed Records

21 Jun 2010, 12:43 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo Trucks has not one, but two reasons to celebrate these days, as its Volvo FN model was recently involved in a world record breaking attempt... and it succeeded. Of course, the truck did achiev...

 
New Volvo FMX Truck Goes on Sale in September
New Volvo FMX Truck Goes on Sale in September

16 Jun 2010, 08:02 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / First previewed a few months ago and revealed to the public in April, the new Volvo FMX Truck will become available on European markets starting September, the Swedish manufacturer announced today. ...

 
Volvo Trucks Opens New Dealership in Belgium
Volvo Trucks Opens New Dealership in Belgium

9 Jun 2010, 10:35 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo announced today it has expanded its dealer network in Belgium. Private dealership Garage Kant has opened its fourth site in the country, located in Olen, in the sout...