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Volvo Trucks North America announces driver display Activation for remote programming

Volvo Trucks is rolling out a new version of its Remote Programming services called Driver Display Activation. The new service allows drivers to update software and parameters at any time, from anywhere they have cellular service. Remote Programming Driver Display Activation will be available in Q4 of this year. Volvo Trucks says its Remote Programming

Volvo Trucks partners with Fontaine Modification on reduced-height VAH 300 day cab

The Volvo Auto Hauler (VAH) 300, Volvo Trucks’ North American day cab, is now available for order at an unladen 94.5-inch height. The lower overall height of the VAH 300 offers the flexibility to position a larger vehicle over the truck’s cab to maximize payload, Volvo says. A clean top-of-frame behind the cab also allows

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Volvo Financial Services offers enhanced finance program

Volvo Financial Services (VFS) is offering customers in the U.S. an enhanced finance program on the purchase or lease of a model year 2020 or 2019 Volvo VNL, VNR, VNX or VHD model during this time of financial uncertainty as a result of COVID-19. Volvo says the “Hammer Down 2.0” program extends the first payment

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Volvo Trucks names M&K Truck Centers 2019 U.S. Dealer Group of the Year

Volvo Trucks has awarded M&K Truck Centers, headquartered in Byron Center, Michigan, and its other 15 Volvo Trucks dealer locations, as its 2019 U.S. Dealer Group of the Year. The annual U.S. Dealer Group of the Year Award recognized M&K Truck Centers and its employees for outstanding performance in a number of key areas including

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Volvo Trucks North America announces Driver Display Activation for remote programming

Volvo Trucks is rolling out a new version of its Remote Programming services called Driver Display Activation. The new service allows drivers to update software and parameters at any time, from anywhere they have cellular service. Remote Programming Driver Display Activation will be available Q4 2020. Volvo Trucks’ Remote Programming services allow drivers and decision

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Inside the Volvo Trucks electric VNR

Volvo Trucks North America offered a first look at its Class 8 battery-electric project trucks during an event at TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, Calif. The Volvo VNR Electric project trucks will be put into real-world commercial operations with two of California’s leading freight companies, Dependable Supply Chain Services and NFI. Volvo Trucks engineers and

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Addressing electric truck charging infrastructure challenges

Electric truck charging infrastructure can be confusing, especially when fleets that have talked diesel MPG need to talk electric Kwh. At the Volvo LIGHTS Project event that highlighted a collaborative approach to truck electrification, a panel of speakers took to the TEC Equipment shop floor next to newly-installed ABB chargers to tell fleets: You’re not

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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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