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Tag: Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks Launches Long-Haul VAH 630 Autohauler Model

Volvo Trucks Launches Long-Haul VAH 630 Autohauler Model

| February 3, 2015

Adding to its lineup of Volvo Autohauler (VAH) models, Volvo Trucks in North America introduced the Volvo VAH 630, a premium sleeper version for long-haul operations. The VAH family, which Volvo Trucks launched in March 2011, already includes day cab and smaller sleeper VAH models for local and regional automobile transport applications. Noted Göran Nyberg, […]

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Volvo Trucks Notches Record Canadian Market Share in 2014

Volvo Trucks Notches Record Canadian Market Share in 2014

| January 20, 2015

Volvo Trucks has announced that it reached a company record share of 15.3 percent of the Canadian heavy-duty retail market in 2014, according to data compiled by the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association and IHS Automotive. Volvo also achieved a 12.4 percent market share for the combined U.S. and Canadian heavy-duty retail market, another all-time high […]

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Volvo Trucks Target Fuel Savings in 2016

Volvo Trucks Target Fuel Savings in 2016

| August 26, 2014

Volvo Trucks’ model year 2016 VN series highway tractors will be engineered to boost fuel savings via aerodynamic and powertrain enhancements. Specifically, the company noted that “Further sculpting of airflow around the exterior and underneath the hood improves fuel efficiency by up to 3.5 percent.” In addition, Volvo reports that its new XE-Adaptive Gearing and […]

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Volvo Trucks Boots Remote Diagnostics for Fleet Management

Volvo Trucks Boots Remote Diagnostics for Fleet Management

| July 16, 2014

Volvo Trucks has announced that it will boost its Remote Diagnostics connected vehicle platform with the introduction of fleet management services provided by Telogis, a leading provider of cloud-based location intelligence software. Volvo’s integrated connected vehicle hardware, standard on new Volvo-powered Volvo trucks, allows motor carriers to utilize Telogis’ best-in-class Fleet, Compliance and Navigation applications, […]

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Volvo To Spend $69 Million on Virginia Truck Assembly Plant Improvements

Volvo To Spend $69 Million on Virginia Truck Assembly Plant Improvements

| June 26, 2014

Volvo has announced that it will direct a $69 million investment to further improve manufacturing efficiency and vehicle quality at Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) truck assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia. “This investment will spur significant improvements in material handling and parts flow that will allow us to increase throughput and reduce tied-up capital,” said […]

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Volvo Trucks Names Greig Howlett Regional VP for Canada

Volvo Trucks Names Greig Howlett Regional VP for Canada

| June 13, 2014

Volvo Trucks ha appointed Greig Howlett as regional VP for its Canada region. He will oversee commercial sales and marketing operations. Howlett has held a variety of sales and managerial roles in Canada, the U.S. and Australia during his nearly 30 years in the heavy-duty truck industry. He will be based in the Volvo Trucks […]

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