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Volvo Group, Westport begin joint venture to reduce long-haul emissions

While Volvo will be a key customer of the joint venture, the joint venture’s mandate will be to enhance commercialization of HPDI.

Stephen Roy named Mack president, Volvo Group executive board member

Prior to his current role he has held many senior positions in the company, including within Mack Trucks.

Volvo Group Mobility Transformation Forum collaborates to accelerate European sustainability

The event showcased Volvo Group’s investment in fossil-free propulsion technologies, services, and business solutions.

Volvo Group recognizes Maryland Clean Trucks Act

The Volvo Group says it worked with lawmakers and other interested stakeholders to provide input that was reflected in the Act.

Volvo Group spins out new company Fyrqom AB

Volvo Group, Qamcom Group and the inventor Roman Iustin form a new start-up company, Fyrqom AB. The new company will offer an automated system for calibration of the tire pressure monitoring system on heavy-duty vehicles. With a tire pressure monitoring system, the driver is informed if one of the tires loses the pressure. Today rather

Volvo Group announces investment in expanded U.S. Uptime Center

The Volvo Group announced a $41 million investment in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad to purchase and expand the building housing of its U.S. Uptime Center, which will now also serve as the new global headquarters for Volvo Financial Services (VFS).  The expansion of the building, which is about two miles from VFS’s currently leased location,

Five truck trend takeaways from April

We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from April focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. Kenworth launches new medium-duty truck lineup Kenworth has introduced a new medium-duty conventional truck lineup ranging from Class 5

Daimler Truck AG, Volvo Group create fuel-cell joint venture: cellcentric

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group have completed their transaction to form their previously announced fuel-cell joint venture. The Volvo Group has acquired 50% of the partnership interests in the existing Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG. The companies say their goal is in manufacturing fuel cells is to help the world

Volvo Group creates business area for autonomous transport

The Volvo Group has developed a new business area, Volvo Autonomous Solutions, which it says will accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions.

Volvo Group hits one-millionth connected customer asset

The Volvo Group announced that it has delivered more than one million connected customer assets, in terms of delivered trucks, buses and construction equipment.

Volvo opens Mississippi distribution center

Volvo Group has officially opened a new Central Distribution Center (CDC) in Byhalia, Miss. The $70 million facility will support the company’s Mack and Volvo truck lines and employ 250 people. “The Volvo Group is pleased to officially open its new Central Distribution Center in Byhalia,” Christer Svärd, senior vice president of Volvo Group Logistics Services, said in

Volvo Trucks Announces Model Year 2016 Enhancements for Significant Fuel Savings
Volvo Group makes investment in platooning technology company

Volvo Group Venture Capital, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, announced it is investing in Peloton Technology, a developer of vehicle technologies that deliver safety and fuel savings to fleets in the trucking industry. Peloton’s truck platooning system is an integrated safety, efficiency and analytics platform that builds on advanced safety technologies such as collision