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  • Expanded Product Range Brings New Market Opportunities for Volvo Trucks in Mexico

    Introduction of the new VNR series for regional haul operations and expansion of the Volvo autohauler (VAH) series gives Volvo Trucks greater segment coverage with a very strong product range. Previously, Volvo was represented in Mexico almost solely by the VNL series for long-haul.

  • Volvo Trucks Introduces New VNR Series for Regional Haul to the Mexican Market

    Volvo Trucks is invigorating the Mexican regional haul truck market with the introduction of the new VNR series, which debuted in Mexico today at Expo Transporte in Guadalajara. The VNR series was inspired by the modern professional truck driver and rapidly evolving demands of goods delivery. Signature features of the VNR series include its striking, aerodynamic exterior design, efficient Volvo engines and the I-Shift automated manual transmission, leading driver productivity and comfort features, and the safety of Volvo’s legendary high-strength steel cabs. The versatile design and outstanding maneuverability make the Volvo VNR ideal for urban areas, pickup and delivery, liquid tankers, dry bulk, flatbed and other regional haul applications.

  • Volvo Trucks Sets the Long Haul Standard in Mexico With Debut of the New VNL Series

    Volvo Trucks debuted the new VNL longhaul series for the Mexican market today at Expo Transporte in Guadalajara. The groundbreaking VNL series sets a new standard for long-haul trucking operations and professional drivers through its dynamic exterior design, productivity boosting driving and living environments, active and passive safety innovations, and uptime-enhancing connectivity.

  • Volvo Trucks Outlines Supported Solutions for Complying with ELD Rule

    Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada now have supported solutions for complying with the impending electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, which goes into effect December 18, 2017. Depending on engine, emissions level, and associated onboard hardware, Volvo owners can utilize Volvo’s integrated connected vehicle hardware to access services throughTelogis Inc., a Verizon Company, or they can use a plug-in Geotab telematics device to connect with their compliance services.

  • Safety Innovations Make New Volvo VNL and VNR Series the Safest Volvo Trucks Ever

    The new Volvo VNL and VNR series combine active safety innovations to help professional drivers reduce fatigue and distraction, making the new long-haul and regional haul models the safest Volvo trucks ever.

  • Volvo Trucks Announces Continued Sponsorship of America's Road Team for 2018

    Volvo Trucks North America announced today that it will renew its commitment to the America’s Road Team outreach program, serving again as exclusive sponsor in 2018. Volvo Trucks North America president Göran Nyberg made the announcement at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. Volvo Trucks has been exclusive sponsor of the program since 2002.

  • Volvo Trucks Shares its Vision for a World with Zero Traffic Accidents

    On-road fatalities plague societies around the world, and road safety must improve, Volvo Trucks said today during an education session at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando.

  • Volvo Trucks Dealer Vanguard Truck Centers Adds Houston Texas Location

    Volvo Trucks dealer Vanguard Truck Centers recently added to their portfolio of locations with the acquisition of a Houston, Texas-based Volvo dealership. The acquisition enables Volvo Trucks to continue providing outstanding service and support to its Houston area customers through Vanguard.

  • Volvo Trucks Enhances the Volvo VHD Vocational Series with New Interiors for Improved Driver Comfort and Productivity

    Volvo Trucks North America debuted at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show its new interiors for the Volvo VHD series, bringing exceptional driver comfort and productivity features to its vocational lineup. Volvo VHD 300 daycab and VHD 400 regional sleeper model interiors feature LED lighting, and extensive connectivity points to support a driver’s daily work. Extensive new seating choices, optimized ergonomics and driver convenience features make the VHD series the most comfortable, driver-centric vocational truck Volvo has offered North America.

  • Volvo Trucks Congratulates Ploger Transportation’s Joel Morrow for Outstanding Fuel Efficiency During Run on Less Roadshow

    Volvo Trucks congratulates Joel Morrow of Ploger Transportation on his exceptional fuel efficiency performance during the Run on Less freight efficiency roadshow. Morrow achieved more than 140 ton miles per gallon – defined as payload moved – over the course of more than 6,300 miles driven, loaded at an average gross weight of nearly 62,000 lbs., during the roadshow, making his operations among the most efficient or the seven participating companies. Morrow hauled several payloads of more than 46,000 lbs. over a 1,000 mile length of haul and averaged 10.5 mpg while running at an average road speed of 51 mph.

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