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  • Volvo Tribute Trucks Honor Military Heroes During Memorial Day Weekend at U.S. Capital

    Employees at Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia unveiled the 2018 Ride for Freedom truck featuring the new VNL 760. The tractor, accompanied by a custom-designed Volvo VNR 640, led a motorcade of more than 150 motorcycles from the plant to Washington, D.C. during the annual “Run for the Wall” Ride for Freedom motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend.

  • Volvo Trucks Reinforces Commitment to Professional Truck Drivers with Dedication of New VNL 760 Model to America’s Road Team

    Volvo Trucks North America presented a new Volvo VNL 760 to representatives of the America’s Road Team, the trucking industry’s premier safety outreach program, at the recent Volvo Ocean race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island. The Road Team Captains will drive the new VNL 760 and ATA’s Interstate One mobile classroom trailer all over America, meeting with everyone from members of Congress to school-aged children to help spread the word about how the trucking industry delivers America's freight safely, securely and on time.

  • Volvo Trucks Salutes Antonio Cruz, McKenzie Tank Lines’ 2017 Driver of the Year

    Volvo Trucks recently had the honor of hosting McKenzie Tank Lines at the new Volvo Customer Center for their presentation of the company’s inaugural Driver of the Year award.

  • Volvo Trucks Rolls Out Online Configurator to Virtually Design and Spec New Volvo VNR and VNL Models

    Volvo Trucks is bringing the thousands of configurations of the new Volvo VNR and VNL series to your fingertips with a new online configurator tool for building and customizing the innovative new models. Once built, the custom-spec’d design can easily be shared through social media or sent directly to a local Volvo Trucks dealer for additional information.

  • 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.

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