Find a Volvo truck that's perfect for your needs.
The future of regional hauling - today.
Long haul efficiency – premium comfort.
Setting the standard for heavy haul.
Tougher made smarter.
The ultimate auto hauler.
Volvo Powertrain keeps your business moving forward.
The engine that redefines versatility.
Lightweight, heavy-duty performance
Power for every application
Power options for special applications
Ensures the right shift at the right time
Factory-installed engine options
Near-zero emissions and enhanced efficiency
Speak to a Volvo expert near you.
Find a Dealer
News & Stories
The Latest In Volvo Trucks
Stories from our drivers.
The latest news from Volvo Trucks.
Connect with us on social.
If you operate your Volvo heavy-duty truck on a variety of surfaces – job sites and open highways, city streets and unpaved access roads – with loads ranging from empty to full, you need an innovative, progressive-load suspension that matches your truck’s high performance standards.
For tough applications like construction and refuse, consider a lightweight articulating system that can accommodate changing loads with maximum stability and handling. For example, your local Volvo dealership carries a variety of suspensions with features that include a unique system of bolster springs and auxiliary or progressive load springs.
Designed to give your trucks optimum ride quality whether empty, loaded or in between. When the truck is empty, the innovative bolster springs absorb vertical impact as well as fore-and-aft shock to provide outstanding ride quality.
Suspensions equipped with an improved-design progressive load spring (PLS) replacing the auxiliary load spring on both the driver and passenger sides automatically engages further as your payload increases, eliminating the need for manual adjustment. This helps to manage stress transfer to the bolster springs, resulting in longer service life.
Maintaining the progressive or auxiliary load springs is simple:
You can upgrade the auxiliary springs to progressive springs, using kits available through your Volvo dealership. The new springs include easy-to-follow instructions, or the dealership’s certified technicians can install them for you in no time.
In a demanding application, you can benefit from a suspension that is the perfect combination of stability, comfort and weight savings. Suspensions with&