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  • Volvo D13 Turbo Compound Engine Powers New Volvo VNL Series to 7.5 Percent Improvement in Fuel Efficiency

    Volvo Trucks North America’s new VNL series delivers up to 7.5 percent improved fuel efficiency when spec’d with Volvo’s innovation-packed D13 Turbo Compound engine (D13TC), providing customers a potent combination that is raising the standard for performance and efficiency in long-haul trucking.

  • Volvo Trucks unveils highly anticipated new VNL series

    Volvo Trucks North America today revealed the new Volvo VNL series, a groundbreaking tractor that meets the needs of today’s long-haul trucking customers and professional drivers through cutting-edge innovations in efficiency, productivity, safety and uptime. Available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch sleeper, the Volvo VNL series defines the shape of trucks to come.

  • New Volvo Trucks Customer Center opens at the New River Valley Plant

    Volvo Trucks North America today celebrated the opening of its new Volvo Trucks Customer Center at its New River Valley (NRV) facility. Built to showcase Volvo products, innovations and the brand in a dynamic way to engage visitors, the Volvo Trucks Customer Center was part of a $38.1 million investment in the Dublin, Virginia facility where all Volvo truck models for North America are assembled.

  • Volvo Active Driver Assist now standard on Volvo VNR, VNL models

    Volvo Active Driver Assist is now standard equipment on the new Volvo VNR and VNL series, improving safety not only for truck drivers, but all motorists. Volvo Active Driver Assist includes Bendix Wingman Fusion, a comprehensive, camera- and radar-based collision mitigation system that is fully integrated with Volvo’s Driver Information Display. Volvo is the first heavy-duty truck OEM to offer Bendix Wingman Fusion as standard equipment. 

  • Watch 3-year-old Joel Jovine and Volvo Trucks in the ‘World’s Largest Unboxing’ – a New GUINNESS WORLD RECORD Title

    Volvo Trucks North America recently set a spectacular record when launching their all-new truck series, the Volvo VNL. By letting 3-year-old Joel Jovine unbox the full-size truck, he not only revealed the U.S.-developed truck, but also helped achieve a formal GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest object unboxed.

  • Volvo Trucks introduces Genuine Painted Parts Program

    Volvo Trucks North America announced today that it now offers a Genuine Painted Parts Program, delivering genuine, factory-built replacement parts, custom painted for pre-order or quick turnaround.

  • First of new Volvo VNR Regional Haul models take to the road during media test drives

    The first of Volvo Trucks North America’s new Volvo VNR models today were test driven by members of the North American trucking trade press during a two-day event in Winston-Salem, N.C. The test drive included several different configurations of the new tractor and took place on inner city roads and highways, offering a comprehensive driving experience and a complete look at the versatility of the new VNR regional haul model.

  • Volvo Trucks honors military heroes with new Volvo VNR Ride for Freedom truck

    Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia unveiled the design of its 2017 Ride for Freedom truck featuring the all new VNR model, which will accompany a motorcade of about 160 motorcycles from the plant to Washington, D.C., during the “Run for the Wall” motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend. Now in its 30th year, the annual Ride for Freedom honors the brave men and women who have served – and continue to serve – to protect America.

  • Volvo Trucks defines the Shape of Trucks to Come with new VNR Regional Haul model

    Volvo Trucks North America unveiled today the new Volvo VNR model, a versatile regional haul tractor designed and developed for the modern professional truck driver and the rapidly evolving demands of goods delivery. Defined by innovations in every area – new aerodynamic design, reimagined working environment, improved engine and transmission options, gearing and loading efficiencies, passive and active safety systems and integrated connectivity – the new Volvo VNR is ideal for urban areas, pickup and delivery, liquid tankers, dry bulk, flatbed and other regional haul applications.

  • Volvo Trucks previews new Volvo VNR Regional Haul model

    Volvo Trucks North America offered a glimpse of the shape of trucks to come today with two preview videos for its new Volvo VNR regional haul model.

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