Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia unveiled the design of its 2019 Ride for Freedom truck. The custom-designed VNL 760 will lead a motorcade of motorcycles past 900,000 bystanders from the plant to Washington, D.C. during the annual “Run for the Wall” Ride for Freedom motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend.

This marks the 28th year NRV employees and the UAW Local 2069 Veterans Committee have supported the event. The truck, Volvo’s VNL 760 long-haul tractor features custom-designed graphics that honor America, the United States military, and the men and women who served with the slogan, “All veterans need a welcome home, and a place to reflect. Until they have a wall of their own, it’s only right to share ours.”  

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CAPTION: The Volvo VNL 760 tractor features custom-designed graphics honoring America’s military heroes of all branches with the slogan, “All veterans need a welcome home, and a place to reflect. Until they have a wall of their own, it’s only right to share ours.” The tractor accompanied a motorcade of motorcycles from Volvo’s NRV plant to Washington, D.C. during the annual “Run for the Wall” Ride for Freedom motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend.

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CAPTION: Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia unveiled its 2019 Ride for Freedom truck featuring custom-designed graphics that honor the U.S. military. The Volvo VNL 760 model will travel in a motorcade from the plant to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Ride for Freedom rally during the Memorial Day weekend.

Volvo Trucks North America, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, is one of the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturers in North America. Its Uptime Services commitment is delivered by a network of over 400 authorized dealers across North America and the 24/7 Volvo Trucks Uptime Center. Every Volvo truck is assembled in the Volvo Trucks New River Valley manufacturing facility in Dublin, Virginia, which meets the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, 14001 standard for environmental care and holds a dual ISO 50001/Superior Energy Performance certification at the platinum level, indicating a sustained excellence in energy management. Volvo Trucks North America provides complete transport solutions for its customers, offering a full range of diesel, alternative-fuel and all-electric vehicles, and is part of the Volvo Trucks global organization.

Volvo Trucks provides complete transport solutions for professional and demanding customers, offering a full range of medium to heavy duty trucks. Customer support is secured via a global network of dealers with 2,300 service points in more than 130 countries. Volvo trucks are assembled in 13 countries across the globe. In 2020 approximately 94,000 Volvo trucks were delivered worldwide. Volvo Trucks is part of Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. Volvo Trucks´ work is based on the core values of quality, safety and environmental care.