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  • Volvo Trucks Applauds 2022-2023 America’s Road Team Captains

    Volvo Trucks celebrated the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) new trucking ambassadors at the association’s headquarters in Arlington, Va., last week including delivery of a VNL 760 long-haul tractor. The newly appointed America’s Road Team Captains will use the VNL 760 to haul the ATA Interstate One mobile classroom for their nationwide education program.

  • Volvo Trucks to Exhibit VNR Electric and 25th Anniversary VNL 760 at ExpoCam

    Volvo Trucks North America will showcase the VNR Electric, 25th anniversary VNL 760, VNL 860 and VHD model in its booth (No. 1029) at ExpoCam Sept. 22-23 outside of Montreal, Canada.

  • Volvo Trucks to Exhibit the Latest in Powertrain and Electromobility Offerings at TMC

    Volvo Trucks North America will showcase the VNR Electric and 25th anniversary Volvo VNL 760 model in its booth #8045 at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) 2021 Fall Meeting Sept. 12-16 in the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, Ohio. Cutaways of the Volvo I-Shift intelligent automated manual transmission and latest-generation D13 Turbo Compound (D13TC) engine, along with the new Volvo VNR Electric motor, will also be on display.

  • Volvo Trucks to Showcase VNR Electric and 25th Anniversary VNL 760 at NPTC Conference

    Volvo Trucks North America will display the latest Volvo VNL 760 and VNR Electric model, including the next-generation D13 Turbo Compound (D13TC) engine and Volvo I-Shift transmission, in its booth (No. 612) at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) 2021 Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition. The event takes place June 13-15, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Volvo Trucks Celebrates 25 Years of Setting Industry Standards with Iconic VNL Model

    The 25th anniversary of the Volvo VNL marks over a quarter century of definitive innovation from Volvo Trucks North America, raising standards of design, efficiency, performance and safety that have served as a road map for the heavy-duty trucking industry.

  • Volvo Trucks Makes Latest-Generation D13 Turbo Compound Engine Standard in all VNL 740, 760 and 860 Models

    Volvo Trucks North America has taken strategic measures to continue setting new standards in fuel efficiency and providing best-in-class fuel economy for its customers while reducing its products’ greenhouse gas emissions footprint. And because increasing operational efficiency and cutting fuel costs is more important today than ever before, the company has further enhanced its fuel economy packages for both the Volvo VNL and VNR models.

  • Volvo Trucks North America Adds FlowBelow to Aerodynamic Offerings

    Volvo Trucks introduces the FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit, which includes a system of wheel covers and fairings designed for improved aerodynamics and fuel efficiency, as a factory-installed option in Q2 2020. The announcement was made on October 28, 2019 at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Volvo Trucks Announces Continued Sponsorship of America’s Road Team in 2020

    Volvo Trucks announced that it will continue to serve as the exclusive sponsor of the America’s Road Team public outreach program in 2020. Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America, made the announcement today at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E) in San Diego, California.

  • The Cash Machine: Volvo Trucks’ New Communications Campaign Spotlights How Customers Can Live a Little and Save a Lot

    Two years ago, Volvo Trucks introduced the first generation of its Turbo Compound engine in their Volvo VNL model range. Following on the success of that technology and the positive customer and driver feedback on fuel savings and drivability, Volvo engineers started working on the next generation, which delivers fuel savings up to 11% compared to 2015 model-year trucks. 

  • Volvo Trucks Introduces Enhanced Turbo Compound Engine in VNL Models

    Volvo Trucks North America is introducing the next generation of its Turbo Compound technology, providing up to an additional 3% improvement in fuel efficiency over the current 13-liter Turbo Compound engine, the D13TC.

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