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.
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
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
The new Volvo I-Torque is a unique powertrain solution enabling the truck to operate optimally with up to a 31% increase in fuel-efficient speed range, achieving up to an amazing 8.5 miles per gallon at 85 mph, the company says. I-Torque comprises the D13 Turbo Compound (TC) engine, the I-Shift with overdrive features, adaptive gear shift
Volvo Trucks North America has designated Affinity Truck Center’s Fresno, Calif., location as a Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer, signifying that it is ready to support customers interested in adding Volvo VNR Electrics to their local and regional distribution, pickup and delivery, and food and beverage distribution routes. Located in the heart of
Make no mistake: The trend of increasingly sustainable truck equipment technology is here to stay, with even more equipment advances coming down the line to meet an array of trucking applications. That was the tone set by the leaders of two global truck manufacturers–Martin Daum, chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG
Daimler Truck AG and Volvo Group officially outlined their roadmap for the new hydrogen fuel cell joint venture cellcentric, as part of commitment to accelerate the use of hydrogen-based fuel cells for long-haul trucks and beyond. The companies say cellcentric will build one of Europe’s largest planned series production of fuel-cell systems, with operation planned
Volvo Trucks North America named North Carolina-based Advantage Truck Center as its 2020 North America Dealer Group of the Year. The company also honored its top regional dealership groups during a recent virtual awards ceremony. Volvo Trucks says the annual North America Dealer Group of the Year Award recognizes leading performance across several areas. In
Vanguard Truck Centers recently opened a new dealership in Houston, investing $23 million in the facility. The Mack and Volvo truck dealer now operates 20 different sites in six states, including Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, South Carolina and Texas, The new 120,000 square-foot facility rests on 23 acres at 12935 Crosby Freeway, north of U.S.
Working in collaboration with its Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project partners – Calstart, Trillium and Greenlots – and other industry organizations, Volvo Trucks says it has helped facilitate the modification of California utility rules to give private entities the ability to sell electricity as a motor fuel at publicly-accessible charging stations for
What’s the deal with over-the-air engine reprogramming? That’s no Seinfeld bit – it’s what OEMs are starting to hear from customers every day. Most manufacturers who offer it say OTA reprogramming had already been steadily gaining traction pre-pandemic among fleets looking for a boost in engine effectiveness and reliability. Today, the contactless nature of this
Jens Holtinger has been appointed as head of Volvo‘s global truck production organization and member of the Volvo executive board. He will replace Jan Ohlsson, who will retire. Holtinger will take on his position as of Oct. 1. Holtinger began his career at the Volvo Group in 1995. He has held many senior positions within