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  • Volvo Trucks Celebrates 35 Years of Innovation and Aerodynamic Truck Design in North America

    This year marks the 35th anniversary of Volvo’s introduction of the Integral Sleeper, the first North American conventional truck model to offer a modern, streamlined design and a fully integrated sleeper compartment. Aerodynamic design directly affects fuel efficiency, reducing fuel costs for trucking companies, and reducing greenhouse gases. Environmental care has long been a Volvo core value, a position formalized at the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, long before care for the environment became a trendy mainstream corporate aspiration.

  • Volvo Trucks Names S&S Volvo Truck Sales 2017 North American Dealer of the Year

    Volvo Trucks has awarded S&S Volvo of Lima, Ohio as its 2017 Dealer of the Year for North America. Volvo Trucks also honored its top dealers in Canada and Mexico. The 2017 Canada Dealer of the Year is Sterling Truck and Trailer Sales of Regina, Saskatchewan, and the 2017 Mexico Dealer of the Year is Tractocamiones y Refacciones de Chihuahua SA de CV of Chihuahua.

  • Volvo Trucks Completes Transition to Full Production of New VNL 760 Model for Long-Haul

    Volvo Trucks has completed its transition from production of the legacy VNL 670 model to full production of the new VNL 760. Defined by efficiency, productivity, safety, and uptime innovations for today’s long-haul operations, the VNL 760 features an all-new 70-inch sleeper.

  • Volvo Trucks’ New VNX Series is Heavy-Haul’s New Heavy Hitter

    Volvo Trucks debuted today its rugged, yet refined new VNX series, built specifically for the needs of heavy-haul trucking operations. Available with up to 605 horsepower and 2,050 lb.-ft. of torque, the VNX provides the power and performance demanded for heavy-haul applications such as logging, heavy equipment transport, and long combination vehicles. The new VNX series is the latest step in Volvo’s revitalization of its North American product range, complementing the new VNR series for regional haul and the new VNL series for long-haul operations, both introduced mid-2017.

  • Volvo Trucks Says Remote Programming is Proving to be Next Big Step in Long History of Uptime and Innovation

    Volvo Trucks outlined its vision for Remote Programming as the next major innovation to drive vehicle uptime during the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council 2018 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition March 4-7 in Atlanta. First introduced in 2017 for model year 2018 Volvo trucks with Volvo’s factory-installed connectivity hardware, Remote Programming allows Volvo customers to perform over-the-air software and parameter updates anywhere in the U.S. and Canada where a cellular connection is available, and at the discretion of the vehicle’s decision maker.

  • Volvo Trucks Introduces New Mobile App for ASIST Service Management Platform

    Volvo owners using the Volvo ASIST service management platform can now access essential case information through the new Volvo ASIST mobile app. Volvo ASIST is a web-based tool that allows customers to monitor vehicle status, receive electronic estimates, approve repairs, issue purchase orders, and communicate directly with Volvo Trucks’ North American dealer network. With the power of the platform literally in the palm of their hands, key decision-makers can now communicate while on-the-go directly with dealer service personnel and Volvo Action Service agents at Volvo’s Uptime Center, facilitating faster decisions and greater vehicle uptime.

  • Volvo Trucks’ Pioneering Automation Work Focuses on Safety and the Ongoing Importance of Professional Drivers

    The steady advancement of vehicle automation technologies creates exciting possibilities for the future of the transport industry and society as a whole. Volvo Trucks has been at the forefront of this global evolution for well over two decades and believes automation will increasingly transform the way we live and work in the coming years.

  • Volvo Trucks' North American Dealer Network Surpasses 100 Certified Uptime Centers

    Volvo Trucks’ North American dealer network now includes more than 100 Certified Uptime Centers to help maximize uptime through greater service bay availability and standardized processes that lead to expedited check-in and repair times.

  • Volvo Trucks Brings World’s Largest Unboxing and New VNL Series to the “Big Apple”

    Volvo Trucks North America delivered its newest truck, the VNL 760, and its record-breaking unboxing video, to one of the most commercially vibrant hubs in the world, Times Square, in the heart of New York City.

  • Volvo Trucks Introduces New LED Headlights for VHD Series as Standard Equipment

    Volvo Trucks North America debuted new LED headlights for Volvo VHD series vocational trucks at World of Concrete 2018. The new LED headlights will be offered as standard equipment on the VHD 300 daycab and VHD 400 regional sleeper models to help reduce eye strain, increase visibility and improve safety on roads and jobsites. The new headlights also provide an estimated 10,000 operating hours, ten times greater than previous incandescent headlights.

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