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Greenlots, Volvo Trucks partner on charger installation for Volvo LIGHTS electrified trucking project

Greenlots, a member of the Shell Group and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions, announced the installation of charging infrastructure for a fleet of electrified commercial trucks as part of its ongoing partnership with Volvo Trucks. The heavy-duty fleet charging stations are the first of four installations by Greenlots at warehouses

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Volvo Trucks turns on the electric LIGHTS project

Two years, $44.8 million and 16 partners came together in the Volvo Trucks North America LIGHTS project to bring not just the Volvo electric VNR to market, but a holistic electric truck strategy—from charging infrastructure to electric truck maintenance. Several presenters took the stage during the opening remarks, including: Martin Lundstedt, president and chief executive

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Trucking data as currency: What is your data worth?

An exploration of data’s value.

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The next mile marker on the road to predictive truck maintenance

One of the latest indications of maintenance recommendation innovation is Volvo Trucks’ recently-announced Dynamic Maintenance. By partnering with Noregon, the new service uses existing connected technologies and data analytics, namely Volvo ASIST, combined with Noregon’s TripVision vehicle health monitoring system, to enable customized service plans to an individual-vehicle level.

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Volvo Trucks’ Peter Voorhoeve on the pace of innovation, electric truck development and what really matters

Volvo Trucks North America’s Peter Voorhoeve keeps getting pulled out of the room. The Volvo Trucks booth at Expo Transporte in Pueblo, Mexico, is a sea of eager customers awash in the ebb and flow of flickering flashbulbs, all calling for Peter’s attention. It’s a good problem to have as the president of Volvo Trucks

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FAQ: Answering your questions about Volvo Active Driver Assist 2.0

What are the basics of the system? What are its features? How does it all work? We address those questions and more here.

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NACFE Run on Less averages 8.3 MPG in regional applications

The trucks and drivers in Run on Less Regional, a freight efficiency demonstration conducted by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), hit an average 8.3 miles per gallon (28 L/100km) for the three-week event, an improvement over the national average of 6.0 MPG, NACFE reported. Click here to read all of our NACV

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Volvo Trucks President gives a Mexican market update

During Expo Transporte held in Puebla, Mexico, Volvo Trucks North America President Peter Voorhoeve provided a Mexican market update. Additionally, Mark Curri, Volvo Trucks North America senior vice president of uptime and customer support, made several technology announcements that bring telematics and remote diagnostics capabilities to Mexico.

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Volvo Dynamic Steering introduced in North America

Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS) is an ultra-responsive steering system designed to lessen steering force up to 85%, Volvo says. VDS will be available as an option in the Volvo VNL and VNR models in early 2020.

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Volvo Trucks debuts new dynamic maintenance service

Volvo Trucks has introduced dynamic maintenance, a connected vehicle maintenance service which the company says seeks to improve fleet operations efficiency through maintenance planning. The service is designed in partnership with Noregon Systems.

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Volvo Group opens DEX Heavy Duty Parts facility in Oklahoma City

The facility joins DEX’s current facility in Advance, North Carolina to better serve owners of second- and third-generation trucks with recycled and renovated parts.

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Volvo Trucks introduces enhanced turbo compound engine in VNL models

Volvo Trucks North America is introducing the next generation of its Turbo Compound technology, which the company says provides up to an additional 3% improvement in fuel efficiency over the current 13-liter Turbo Compound engine, the D13TC.

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