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Tag: trucks

Volvo Trucks Targets Zero Traffic Accidents

Volvo Trucks Targets Zero Traffic Accidents

| October 26, 2017

Recognizing that nearly nine in ten accidents caused by poor human decision-making,Volvo is advancing a vision in which virtually all traffic accidents are eliminated. Here’s what the company had to say: “Each year more than 1.2 million people per year killed on roads around the world, and we must change the world,” said Carl Johan […]

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New Trucks From Volvo Running on Liquid or Biogas

New Trucks From Volvo Running on Liquid or Biogas

| October 5, 2017

Volvo Trucks is now introducing Euro 6-compliant heavy duty trucks running on liquefied natural gas or biogas. According to the company, the trucks can cut CO2 emissions by 20 to 100 per cent. The goal is clear: With energy-efficient technology for gas-powered vehicles, Volvo Trucks is striving to make it possible to significantly reduce the […]

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Bosch Thinks Trucks Should be 40-ton Smart Devices

Bosch Thinks Trucks Should be 40-ton Smart Devices

| September 28, 2017

Bosch is attempting to pave the way for the future of commercial transportation by turning trucks into technology showpieces. Recently, the company unveiled its plans to transform trucks into 40-ton smart devices: The largest freely programmable connectivity cluster — one that enables the connected cockpit of the future; Powertrain solutions involving  innovative diesel hybrid system and […]

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How to Get 140 ton Miles per Gallon

How to Get 140 ton Miles per Gallon

| September 26, 2017

Volvo Trucks has saluted Joel Morrow of Ploger Transportation on his exceptional fuel efficiency performance during the Run on Less freight efficiency roadshow, in which he achieved more than 140 ton miles per gallon – defined as payload moved – over the course of more than 6,300 miles driven, loaded at an average gross weight […]

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Tesla Plans to Unveil Electric Semi Truck

Tesla Plans to Unveil Electric Semi Truck

| September 15, 2017

Tesla is on the verge of entering a new market, moving beyond its bread and butter business of high-end electric sedans and crossovers into the world of heavy-duty electric semi trucks. Following recent pushes from regulators in China, Europe and California who want auto and truck manufactures to deliver a broader range of zero-emission vehicles, […]

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FleetPride Acquires Colton Truck Supply

FleetPride Acquires Colton Truck Supply

| August 31, 2017

FleetPride, the nation’s largest independent distributor of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has acquired the assets of Colton Truck Supply in Montrose, Colorado. The Colton Truck Supply acquisition builds upon FleetPride’s nationwide network with sales surpassing $1 billion in 2016. The Montrose location joins FleetPride’s intermountain U.S. network of 28 branches, giving customers access to FleetPride’s […]

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