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Maxi Haulage Pleased with Volvo Trucks FMS
Maxi Haulage Pleased with Volvo Trucks FMS

4 Jun 2010, 11:02 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Following an extensive trial of Volvo’s Fuel Management Service (FMS), Maxi Haulage stated they are ‘quite optimistic’ with the results. Designed to improve fleet fuel economy, FMS...

 
BP Gas Volvo Trucks Get I-Sync and Dynafleet
BP Gas Volvo Trucks Get I-Sync and Dynafleet

3 Jun 2010, 11:02 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / In what is a premiere for Volvo in the BP Gas fleet, six new Volvo FL 4x2 rigid tankers are to be fitted with Dynafleet and the I-Sync automated gearbox, the Swedish manufacturer announced today. A...

 
Vision Behind the Volvo Truck of the Future Detailed
Vision Behind the Volvo Truck of the Future Detailed

1 Jun 2010, 13:21 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The vision of the future that generated the ideas behind the Volvo Concept Truck 2020 design concept has been revealed by the Swedish manufacturer today. “Long rigs, controlled by autopilot, d...

 
Volvo Trucks Debuts European Driver Training Programme
Volvo Trucks Debuts European Driver Training Programme

1 Jun 2010, 11:00 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / As new EU regulations say that all drivers must undergo 35 hours of training within a five-year period, Swedish manufacture Volvo has put together a new comprehensive training programme which meets ...

 
Air Ambulance Service Raises £40K Supported by Volvo Trucks
Air Ambulance Service Raises £40K Supported by Volvo Trucks

27 May 2010, 10:12 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / For the second year in a row, a fund-raising golf tournament sponsored by Volvo Trucks and Birmingham-based Steve Benton Transport managed to add an extra £15,600 to the air ambulance services...

 
New Volvo Trucks, Now with EPD
New Volvo Trucks, Now with EPD

27 May 2010, 09:18 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks today announced all its FE and FL trucks now come with Environmental Product Declaration - EPD, which means European owners now have access to a detailed lifecycle ...

 
Volvo Trucks Looking For Road Safety Solutions Developers
Volvo Trucks Looking For Road Safety Solutions Developers

12 May 2010, 14:05 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Each year, the European Transport Training Association (EuroTra) collaborates with Volvo Trucks to select and award the companies that offer the best product or service aimed at improving road safet...

 
2010 Future Female Leader Award Goes to Volvo Trucks Manager
2010 Future Female Leader Award Goes to Volvo Trucks Manager

12 May 2010, 08:04 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo announced one of its young female managers has been presented with the 2010 Future Female Leader award at a gala in Stockholm yesterday. Salomeh Tafazoli received th...

 
New Volvo FMX Truck to Make UK Debut in June
New Volvo FMX Truck to Make UK Debut in June

10 May 2010, 15:09 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / After it was recently introduced at at the Bauma Fair, the new Volvo FMX construction truck will be on display at the Hillhead Show at Buxton between June 22-24. By introducing the FMX on the Britis...

 
Volvo to Debut FE Low Entry Cab
Volvo to Debut FE Low Entry Cab

9 May 2010, 11:47 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo Trucks recently announced that the FE Low Entry Cab (LEC) will make its first public appearance at a show in England at the FutuResource international conference and trade fair on June 15 &nda...

 
Penske Orders 600 Volvo Trucks
Penske Orders 600 Volvo Trucks

5 May 2010, 06:47 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Transportation services provider Penske announced it has ordered 600 Volvo VN670 tractors from the Swedish manufacturer. With EPA2010-certified Volvo D13 engines and selective catalytic reduction (S...

 
Volvo FMX Underwent Tough Testing Before Launch
Volvo FMX Underwent Tough Testing Before Launch

19 Apr 2010, 12:43 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Shortly after unveiling the new FMX heavy duty truck, Swedish truckmaker Volvo also revealed details on the testing program that preceded the launch. Testing of the various components, systems and o...

 
New Volvo FMX Truck Details and Photos Released
New Volvo FMX Truck Details and Photos Released

19 Apr 2010, 10:23 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Finally, the new Volvo FMX truck, built for heavy construction activities, broke cover after being officially introduced at the Bauma Fair on April 19. The new truck will be available on European ma...

 
Volvo Awards Itself
Volvo Awards Itself

9 Apr 2010, 12:29 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Quality is so important in the automotive world that some companies use extreme measures to ensure that certain standards are satisfied. Let’s take Volvo, for example. The company has develope...

 
Volvo Trucks Testing Methane Gas on Diesel Engines
Volvo Trucks Testing Methane Gas on Diesel Engines

1 Apr 2010, 14:02 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish truck maker Volvo revealed today it is currently working on a solution that may form a bridge between fossil and renewable fuels, namely diesel engines running on methane gas. The specialist...

 
Half of Truck Drivers Don’t Use A Safety Belt, Study Says
Half of Truck Drivers Don’t Use A Safety Belt, Study Says

1 Apr 2010, 12:30 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / There is no secret that most drivers still avoid using the safety belt, which is also the most common causes of death in traffic accidents in Europe today. Moreover, a recent study commissioned by V...

 
New Volvo FMX Truck to Launch at Bauma Exhibition
New Volvo FMX Truck to Launch at Bauma Exhibition

22 Mar 2010, 10:56 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish manufacturer Volvo Trucks announced it will be introducing a new truck at the Bauma exhibition on April 19, the Volvo FMX. Volvo Trucks has separated the FM range into two dedicated parts: c...

 
Volvo Trucks Tests Diesel Technology for Alternative Fuel
Volvo Trucks Tests Diesel Technology for Alternative Fuel

21 Mar 2010, 11:40 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo is currently working on several solutions that could help Sweden and EU achieve their target of cutting carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent until 2020. Volvo Truc...

 
Volvo Trucks Updates Dynafleet
Volvo Trucks Updates Dynafleet

21 Dec 2009, 13:20 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Volvo's system for transport information Dynafleet has been upgraded, now incorporating the Tachograph Download function which ensures that all information from the digital tachograph is automa...

 
Volvo Trucks Go Green with Methane-Diesel Engines
Volvo Trucks Go Green with Methane-Diesel Engines

15 Dec 2009, 14:32 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / It seems that Volvo Trucks will be the first to go green, as it plans to launch an efficient diesel engine which is fueled by a mixture of methane gas and diesel. Though the technology is new, the e...