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  • Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in British Columbia Canada

    Volvo Trucks North America today announced the expansion of its certified electric vehicle (EV) dealer network into a third Canadian province to support continued market adoption of its Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric model. Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group in Langley, British Columbia (B.C.), recently completed the robust training program and invested in the facility upgrades necessary to provide comprehensive sales and service support for battery-electric trucks.

  • Volvo Trucks North America Celebrates 25,000 Trucks Delivered to Penske Truck Leasing in a Ceremony at the Volvo Customer Center

    Volvo Trucks North America hosted Penske Truck Leasing executives at the Volvo Trucks Customer Center in Dublin, Va. today to commemorate the delivery of the 25,000th truck in a partnership that has spanned the last two decades. On hand for the ceremony were board members of the Volvo Group Board of Directors, including President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Lundstedt, and the President of Volvo Trucks North America, Peter Voorhoeve. Accepting delivery of the trucks were Penske executives Art Vallely, President of Penske Truck Leasing and Paul Rosa, Senior Vice President of Procurement and Fleet Planning at Penske.

  • Volvo Trucks to Exhibit Next Gen Volvo VNR Electric, Autonomous and Electromobility Solutions at ACT Expo 2022

    Volvo Trucks North America is set to debut its next generation Volvo VNR Electric 6x2 tractor in its booth (#1736) during the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, May 9-12, 2022. Volvo Trucks’ ACT Expo booth will for the first time also feature a long-haul VNL model, integrated with the Aurora Driver from Volvo Autonomous Solutions, and an ECR25 Electric excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

  • Volvo Trucks to Exhibit Best-in-Class Powertrain and Electromobility Solutions at TMC

    Volvo Trucks North America will showcase the Volvo VNR Electric 4x2 tractor and Volvo VNL 760 model in its booth #1005 at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) 2022 Spring Meeting March 7-10 in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. A cutaway of the latest-generation D13 Turbo Compound (D13TC) engine and the new Volvo VNR Electric motor will also be on display.

  • 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.

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