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Volvo Hagerstown powertrain facility hosts U.S. Department of Energy 2019 Summit

Volvo Group North America’s Hagerstown, Maryland powertrain facility recently hosted a tour as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings, Better Plants 2019 Summit.

Volvo invests $400 million in Virginia plant upgrades

The Volvo Group plans to invest nearly $400 million over six years to upgrade its New River Valley, Virginia plant that produces all Volvo trucks sold in North America.

Volvo saves money with ‘energy treasure hunt’

Volvo Group North America recently conducted an “energy treasure hunt” at its Charlotte, North Carolina, remanufacturing facility, identifying energy savings equivalent to 15% of the site’s utility expenditures.

Gearing up for Phase 2 GHG, fuel economy standards

In mid-June, a regulatory proposal for tighter greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel economy standards for heavy- and medium-duty trucks was announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The long-anticipated vehicle and engine standards cover all types of trucks, including large pickups, vans and buses, for

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Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley plant reaches sustainability milestone

The electric power used by Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Va., is now carbon neutral, according to Volvo Group North America. As of November, 100% of the plant’s electricity is generated by methane gas produced at 13 landfills in the region. Volvo noted that the fossil fuels previously used to generate