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Tag: Volvo 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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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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PIT Group Joins Truck Platooning Research

PIT Group Joins Truck Platooning Research

| August 9, 2017

PIT Group, the research and engineering branch of FPInnovations focused on improving fleet maintenance and operations in the North American, has announced that it is participating in Transport Canada’s Cooperative Truck Platooning Systems (CTPS) testing program that began July 24th and will end August 18th at the Motor Vehicle Test Centre in Blainville, Quebec. Supported […]

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NJ Truck Driver Rounds Out 2017-2018 America’s Road Team

NJ Truck Driver Rounds Out 2017-2018 America’s Road Team

| January 23, 2017

American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named 20 professional truck drivers, including Captain John Gaddy of Asbury, N.J., to the 2017-2018 America’s Road Team, an elite group of professionals who serve as trucking industry ambassadors. Gaddy is a driver for Carbon Express in Wharton, N.J. and was the New Jersey Motor Truck Association‘s 2015 Driver of the Year. “There are 3.5 […]

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Volvo Trucks  to Partner with Geotab on Connected Vehicles

Volvo Trucks to Partner with Geotab on Connected Vehicles

| October 7, 2016

Volvo Trucks North America has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Geotab,  a provider of telematics whereby Volvo customers not currently equipped with Remote Diagnostics, Volvo’s telematics platform that’s standard on all Volvo-powered models, will have connectivity options.  According to Conal Deedy, director of connected services for Volvo Trucks, “The easy accessibility of this […]

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