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Truck driving safety requires attention

It’s hard to focus on safety when you’re focused on shifting. Episode two of the Fuel Efficiency Faceoff shows why.

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Volvo starts serial production of electric trucks at Belgium factory

Three different electric models will be built in Ghent: the Volvo FH, the Volvo FM and the Volvo FMX Electric.

Volvo Trucks Customer Center triples demonstration track size

The enhanced customer experience track includes grade changes with a 6-7% increase at its steepest points with tighter S-curves to pilot the VDS system.

Volvo Trucks tests hydrogen-powered electric trucks on Sweden’s public roads 

The first tests to take place were conducted in the frigid temperatures of northern Sweden, above the Arctic Circle.

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Ascend, Volvo announce autonomous partnership

Ascend, a truckload carrier that offers middle-mile supply chain solutions, announced a commercial partnership with Volvo Autonomous Solutions (VAS). Ascend is the first asset-based truckload carrier to reserve capacity for VAS’s hub-to-hub autonomous transportation offering in the first lane planned for operation. Ascend Dedicated is the firm’s newest arm which is being built upon the strong foundation

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Volvo Trucks announces 2022 Dealer Group of the Year winners

Volvo Trucks announced award winners at the company’s annual dinner in Las Vegas.

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Volvo Trucks expands EV charger access with new vendor partner

The company’s Vendor Direct Shipping program now includes five models of EV chargers.

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Volvo to supply 20 heavy-duty electric trucks to Amazon in Germany

Volvo Trucks will deliver fully electric heavy-duty trucks to Amazon in Germany by year end. The 20 Volvo FH Electric are expected to drive more than one million road kilometres annually, fuelled with electricity instead of diesel.  Heavy goods vehicles and other commercial vehicles make up around 36% of Germany’s domestic transport emissions, which makes

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Volvo Trucks launches electric truck total cost of ownership tool

Volvo Trucks North America has introduced a new electromobility total cost of ownership (TCO) tool to support customers to make fact-based decisions about the business impact of purchasing and operating zero-tailpipe emission battery electric trucks, the company announced during a press conference at the ATA Management Conference and Exhibition earlier this week. The TCO tool,

Volvo Trucks presents a new fully electric axle for extended range

Volvo Trucks unveiled a completely new, fully electric rear axle at the IAA transport show in Hannover, Germany. Freeing up space for more batteries, the new e-axle means even longer range for Volvo’s battery electric trucks. Volvo Trucks has the widest offer of battery electric trucks in the industry, with six different models in serial production.

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Gabrielli Truck Sales becomes Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer

Volvo Trucks North America has designated Gabrielli Truck Sales, one of the largest and oldest commercial truck dealers in the Northeast, as a Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer, signifying that it is ready to support customers interested in adding Volvo VNR Electric trucks to their fleets. Gabrielli Truck Sales recently completed the required

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Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, TRATON GROUP kick off charging infrastructure joint venture

The Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, and the TRATON GROUP completed the final step in forming the previously announced joint venture (JV) for charging infrastructure in Europe. The new JV, with Anja van Niersen as appointed CEO, is expected to have a significant role in supporting the European Union’s Green Deal for carbon-neutral freight transportation by

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