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Volvo’s 2014 Engines Exceed Fuel Efficiency Expectations

March 27, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fuel, News

Volvo Trucks claims its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) 2014-certified engines are providing even greater fuel efficiency than anticipated, delivering up to a 3 percent fuel efficiency improvement compared with last year’s counterparts. The announcement was made today at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo [...]

Volvo Bringing a Dozen Heavy-duty Trucks to MATS

March 20, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
Volvo Bringing a Dozen Heavy-duty Trucks to MATS

Volvo Trucks will showcase its full range of North American Class 8 models — all inside at Booth No. 32125 at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show, March 27 to 29 in Louisville, Ky. Volvo’s location in the North Hall of the Kentucky Exposition Center, will include 12 vehicles spanning regional [...]

Volvo Delivers 25,000th Truck With Remote Diagnostics

March 14, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology
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Volvo Trucks’ Remote Diagnostics connected vehicle platform is now providing proactive diagnostic and repair planning assistance to 25,000 trucks throughout the U.S. and Canada. Averitt Express recently took delivery of the 25,000th truck — a Volvo VNL 670. The Tennessee-based transportation and supply chain management provider now operates 700 Volvo [...]

Road Choice Joins Heavy-Duty Truck, Trailer Parts Market

March 12, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Road Choice Truck Parts of Greensboro, N.C., is the newest brand to enter the heavy-duty truck industry’s private label all-makes market. Offering a growing line of high-demand parts — air conditioning, air springs, air/electrical coils and accessories, brake chambers, exhaust products, lighting, shock absorbers and universal joints — Road Choice [...]

Volvo Trucks Now Offer Optional Interior and Exterior LED Lighting

February 24, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
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While in-cab LED lighting is now standard across Volvo Trucks’ North American vehicle lineup, optional LED headlamps that are designed for better visibility and longer life are now available for the Volvo VNL and VNX. Both the LED interior lighting and LED headlamps are available for order. The solid-state LED [...]

Volvo Trucks Seeking 2 Fleets for its Annual Safety Award

February 4, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety

Volvo Trucks is once again seeking North American truck fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs to receive the Volvo Trucks Safety Award and $25,000 to be used toward fleet safety-related activities. Michelin America Truck Tires will again join Volvo Trucks in sponsoring the annual award. Now [...]

Volvo Merchandise Now Available at Gear Website

February 3, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators

Volvo Trucks has released an online catalog of sorts that colorfully displays its 2014 North American collection of clothing and merchandise now available for order through the Volvo Trucks Gear website. “Volvo Trucks’ distinctive, modern gear matches today’s professional truck drivers, who are more digitally connected and progress-oriented than ever [...]

Volvo Trucks Names its 2013 North American Dealer of the Year

January 22, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
Nacarato Volvo vice president Joe Nacarato (center) receives the 2013 Volvo Trucks North American Dealer of the Year from (left) Terry Billings, Volvo Trucks vice president – business development and (right) Göran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing.

Nacarato Volvo of Nashville, Tenn. has been named Volvo Trucks’ 2013 North American Dealer of the Year. The annual award recognizes Nacarato Volvo’s organization and employees for overall accomplishment and performance. Selection criteria for the award includes outstanding performance in new truck sales, market share, parts sales and parts sales [...]

Volvo Creates Customer Truck-driving Track at Virginia Plant

December 20, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

By next fall, the Volvo’s New River Valley assembly plant in Dublin, Va., will be home to a 1.1-mile paved Customer Experience Track that will show off the company’s entire Class 8 lineup during tours and enable Volvo customers to try out the company’s new tractors. In addition to the [...]

Volvo Trucks Wins Tech Training Recognition; Awards Scholarship

December 18, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
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Volvo Trucks’ focus on technician training has resulted in a 2013 Excellence in Learning Award from the Brandon Hall Group, which awarded Volvo Trucks Academy for its VistaTech service technician certification program. At the same time, Volvo Trucks named Zachary Ramirez, a student enrolled in WyoTech’s Diesel Advanced Technology Education [...]