Volvo Trucks | thenewsmarket.com > Latest News http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/all 4d6b2ced-8148-4f24-bb19-21b64b50926b/Volvo Trucks – Improving Productivity with Self-steering Sugar-cane Harvest Truck http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks---improving-productivity-with-self-steering-sugar-cane-harvest-truck/s/4d6b2ced-8148-4f24-bb19-21b64b50926b Volvo Trucks – Improving Productivity with Self-steering Sugar-cane Harvest Truck Here’s the truck that can boost sugar-cane harvests by up to 10 tonnes per hectare and year. In Brazil Volvo Trucks is testing how self-steering trucks can improve productivity and at the same... ]]> 6/8/2017 8:00:00 AM a93c866e-f372-4b3c-998e-ae1114ef721f/Volvo Trucks – Refuse handling like you've never seen it before (autonomous truck) http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks----refuse-handling-like-you-ve-never-seen-it-before--autonomous-truck-/s/a93c866e-f372-4b3c-998e-ae1114ef721f Volvo Trucks – Refuse handling like you've never seen it before (autonomous truck) Watch the self-driving refuse truck! Volvo Trucks and the Swedish waste management company Renova are testing how autonomous trucks can contribute to a safer, more efficient refuse handling and a... ]]> 5/17/2017 6:30:00 AM b919e80b-9188-472a-b93e-618b9cdb35ee/Intelligent safety systems to minimise risk of traffic accidents http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/intelligent-safety-systems-to-minimise-risk-of-traffic-accidents/s/b919e80b-9188-472a-b93e-618b9cdb35ee Intelligent safety systems to minimise risk of traffic accidents More vehicles on the roads, a faster and more intense traffic flow and a distracting stream of information all impose considerable demands on both commercial vehicle drivers and car drivers. Volvo... ]]> 5/3/2017 8:02:00 AM b0f34aef-25ae-46bc-b8d9-eda14c1daaf4/Integrated system for services and infotainment http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/integrated-system-for-services-and-infotainment/s/b0f34aef-25ae-46bc-b8d9-eda14c1daaf4 Integrated system for services and infotainment Welcome to a new in-cab experience. Volvo Trucks system for services and infotainment combines easier navigation and more efficient fleet management with quality audio entertainment. Easier and... ]]> 3/21/2017 9:00:00 AM 9a8eb1c1-2494-4ea3-b9b8-e8f7f27c4267/Introducing the Volvo Concept Truck featuring a hybrid powertrain http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/introducing-the-volvo-concept-truck-featuring-a-hybrid-powertrain/s/9a8eb1c1-2494-4ea3-b9b8-e8f7f27c4267 Introducing the Volvo Concept Truck featuring a hybrid powertrain The Volvo Concept Truck can save up to 30 per cent in fuel consumption and emissions, including CO2. Our first hybrid powertrain for heavy-duty trucks in long haul applications recovers energy... ]]> 2/28/2017 9:00:00 AM 30c46fb3-d95a-46e0-8641-87bbfbaa9043/Volvo Trucks’ New Live Test ‘The Flying Passenger’ Spotlights Unique Powertrain Performance in Spectacular Paragliding Stunt http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks--new-live-test--the-flying-passenger--spotlights-unique-powertrain-performance-in-spect/s/30c46fb3-d95a-46e0-8641-87bbfbaa9043 Volvo Trucks’ New Live Test ‘The Flying Passenger’ Spotlights Unique Powertrain Performance in Spectacular Paragliding Stunt ‘The Flying Passenger’ marks another world first for Volvo Trucks. In the latest Live Test, a Volvo FH tows a paraglider up a mountain pass in Croatia in a precision stunt never tried before. The... ]]> 11/29/2016 9:00:00 AM 5349f025-7a82-450e-9ac1-53030d08526a/Volvo Trucks spectacular upcoming Live Test ‘The Flying Passenger’ is the world’s first stunt featuring a truck and a paraglider http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-spectacular-upcoming-live-test--the-flying-passenger--is-the-world-s-first-stunt-featur/s/5349f025-7a82-450e-9ac1-53030d08526a Volvo Trucks spectacular upcoming Live Test ‘The Flying Passenger’ is the world’s first stunt featuring a truck and a paraglider In Volvo Trucks’ new Live Test, a paraglider and a Volvo FH are about to go on a breath taking journey. The truck needs to keep the paraglider in the air whilst giving it a lift uphill, on winding... ]]> 11/23/2016 9:00:00 AM def42340-b26c-4f19-8560-008e7483108b/The World's Fastest Truck – Volvo Trucks – The Iron Knight http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks---the-iron-knight---the-world-s-fastest-truck/s/def42340-b26c-4f19-8560-008e7483108b The World's Fastest Truck – Volvo Trucks – The Iron Knight Volvo Trucks' The Iron Knight is the world's fastest truck – twice over. The record-breaker is custom-built in every respect apart from the D13 engine and the series-manufactured I-Shift Dual Clutch t ]]> 8/24/2016 8:00:00 AM 30e520b1-161c-495d-b2e8-d132202d22f0/Volvo Trucks' Enhanced Powertrain Improves Performance while Cutting Fuel Consumption http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks--enhanced-powertrain-improves-performance-while-cutting-fuel-consumption/s/30e520b1-161c-495d-b2e8-d132202d22f0 Volvo Trucks' Enhanced Powertrain Improves Performance while Cutting Fuel Consumption Volvo Trucks’ unique powertrain is now more efficient than ever before. With the latest generation of Euro 6 engines and the integrated intelligent Volvo I-Shift transmission, Volvo Trucks is... ]]> 7/12/2016 8:57:00 AM d9e6da08-7171-44f4-aeae-47c3ca005591/Volvo FH16 and I-Shift with Crawler Gears Pulls 750 Tonnes from Standstill http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-fh16-and-i-shift-with-crawler-gears-pulls-750-tonnes-from-standstill/s/d9e6da08-7171-44f4-aeae-47c3ca005591 Volvo FH16 and I-Shift with Crawler Gears Pulls 750 Tonnes from Standstill In “Volvo Trucks vs 750 Tonnes”, a Volvo FH16 featuring I-Shift transmission with crawler gears faces an extreme heavy haulage challenge. With the world’s strongest man, Magnus Samuelsson, and... ]]> 4/12/2016 7:58:00 AM 4b9d3ae9-16f4-4aa3-a37e-97509f797fee/New I-Shift with crawler gears can start off from standstill with 325 tonnes http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/new-i-shift-with-crawler-gears-can-start-off-from-standstill-with-325-tonnes/s/4b9d3ae9-16f4-4aa3-a37e-97509f797fee New I-Shift with crawler gears can start off from standstill with 325 tonnes Volvo Trucks is launching a new member of the I-Shift family: I-Shift with crawler gears. The new gears, which are added to the automated transmission, provide exceptional startability for trucks carr ]]> 3/15/2016 7:56:00 AM a147b285-b663-45c4-8a19-515ba0f6a8a2/Behind the scenes at "Look Who's Driving" – here's how the truck was remotely controlled http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/behind-the-scenes-at-look-who-s-driving--here-s-how-the-truck-was-remotely-controlled/s/a147b285-b663-45c4-8a19-515ba0f6a8a2 Behind the scenes at "Look Who's Driving" – here's how the truck was remotely controlled Less than a week after its premiere, Volvo Trucks' most recent Live Test – "Look Who's Driving", has engaged people on social media platforms all around the world. In the film, four-year-old Sophie re ]]> 12/9/2015 7:58:00 AM 378bd8c5-c029-4de0-bbc4-00a53841622c/Volvo Trucks - Four-year-old Sophie tests an 18 ton Volvo truck http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/four-year-old-sophie-tests-an-18-ton-volvo-truck/s/378bd8c5-c029-4de0-bbc4-00a53841622c Volvo Trucks - Four-year-old Sophie tests an 18 ton Volvo truck An unpredictable child and a radio-controlled 18 ton truck. In Volvo Trucks' latest film "Look who's driving" four-year-old Sophie exposes the Volvo FMX to the toughest challenge yet in the Live Test ]]> 12/3/2015 8:00:00 AM 37c6144f-92e5-4e65-9cb4-6c92d9beab0e/A Volvo Truck in One of the Toughest Tests Ever http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/a-volvo-truck-in-one-of-the-toughest-tests-ever/s/37c6144f-92e5-4e65-9cb4-6c92d9beab0e A Volvo Truck in One of the Toughest Tests Ever With successes such as The Epic Split and The Hamster Stunt, Volvo Trucks' Live Test series has been a hit all over the world. On 3 December, a new Live Test will be released where the Volvo FMX is ex ]]> 12/1/2015 8:00:00 AM c1e4ec7b-c75a-4405-84d6-abd7d3668531/A Smartphone on Wheels: Here's How Tomorrow's Intelligent Trucks Work http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/a-smartphone-on-wheels--here-s-how-tomorrow-s-intelligent-trucks-work/s/c1e4ec7b-c75a-4405-84d6-abd7d3668531 A Smartphone on Wheels: Here's How Tomorrow's Intelligent Trucks Work Personalised, predictive and always driveable. Tomorrow's intelligent truck is more similar to a smartphone on wheels than a traditional vehicle. "Within a few years this is going to revolutionise pro ]]> 10/20/2015 7:02:00 AM 1bc9e8a7-af75-4322-ba45-0d8dc77648d1/Volvo Trucks – Better grip and lower fuel consumption with the new Tandem Axle Lift http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-better-grip-and-lower-fuel-consumption-with-the-new-tandem-axle-lift/s/1bc9e8a7-af75-4322-ba45-0d8dc77648d1 Volvo Trucks – Better grip and lower fuel consumption with the new Tandem Axle Lift The new function Tandem Axle Lift makes it possible to disengage and raise the second driven axle. This provides better road grip and up to four per cent lower fuel consumption when the truck is drive ]]> 9/8/2015 7:02:00 AM 4ec8e541-c527-4347-a906-5a7962d3cc14/Reality Road: Here's the music video for Mapei's 'Million Ways to Live' http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/reality-road--here-s-the-music-video-for-mapei-s--million-ways-to-live-/s/4ec8e541-c527-4347-a906-5a7962d3cc14 Reality Road: Here's the music video for Mapei's 'Million Ways to Live' Volvo Trucks continues with original marketing, this time through reality TV with the artist Mapei. During a nine-day road-trip through Europe, she will record a new music video with director Liza Min ]]> 7/1/2015 3:16:00 PM 04236608-26ee-4cda-afa9-317ce3c9d793/Volvo Trucks - Five New Features for Rough Terrain http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks---five-new-features-for-rough-terrain/s/04236608-26ee-4cda-afa9-317ce3c9d793 Volvo Trucks - Five New Features for Rough Terrain Volvo Trucks continues to improve productivity within construction by releasing five new features. These include Volvo Dynamic Steering for dual front axles and increased front axle loads. This furthe ]]> 6/30/2015 7:00:00 AM 88fde608-dfb5-4228-86c1-dce52868f24f/Eight of ten truck standstills can be avoided with preventive maintenance http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/eight-of-ten-truck-standstills-can-be-avoided-with-preventive-maintenance/s/88fde608-dfb5-4228-86c1-dce52868f24f Eight of ten truck standstills can be avoided with preventive maintenance The number of unplanned truck standstills can be cut by 80 per cent. This is revealed in a study conducted by Volvo Trucks. In the long term, the aim is that unplanned standstills should entirely disa ]]> 5/19/2015 7:03:00 AM 4c472c93-fd37-42f7-a620-e645a19becdf/Volvo Trucks first with Automatic All-Wheel Drive - for Improved Driveability and Economy http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-first-with-automatic-all-wheel-drive---for-improved-driveability-and-economy/s/4c472c93-fd37-42f7-a620-e645a19becdf Volvo Trucks first with Automatic All-Wheel Drive - for Improved Driveability and Economy Volvo Trucks' new feature Automatic Traction Control activates the drive on the front axle automatically when in motion, if the truck risks getting stuck. The driver enjoys improved manoeuvrability, a ]]> 5/12/2015 12:28:00 PM a900c26e-eae3-408c-9c11-5f5a38c69061/Volvo FH with new heavy duty bumper for rougher conditions http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-fh-with-new-heavy-duty-bumper-for-rougher-conditions/s/a900c26e-eae3-408c-9c11-5f5a38c69061 Volvo FH with new heavy duty bumper for rougher conditions Volvo Trucks is strengthening the Volvo FH offer by introducing a new heavy duty bumper. The reinforced front makes the truck more suitable for rugged roads and rougher applications, such as construct ]]> 4/10/2015 2:35:00 PM 0094763d-8770-41b0-83f5-33b4bb929c9c/Volvo Trucks challenges one of the world's fastest sports cars - a Koenigsegg One:1 http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-challenges-one-of-the-worlds-fastest-sports-cars--a-koenigsegg-one1/s/0094763d-8770-41b0-83f5-33b4bb929c9c Volvo Trucks challenges one of the world's fastest sports cars - a Koenigsegg One:1 A Volvo FH in a race against one of the world's fastest sports cars. This is the scenario in Volvo Trucks' upcoming film 'Volvo Trucks vs Koenigsegg'. ]]> 1/5/2015 9:13:00 AM bb77c524-3430-48ed-9ead-a21698dd1b9b/Volvo Trucks vs Koenigsegg: A race between a Volvo FH and a Koenigsegg One:1 http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-vs-koenigsegg-a-race-between-a-volvo-fh-and-a-koenigsegg-one1/s/bb77c524-3430-48ed-9ead-a21698dd1b9b Volvo Trucks vs Koenigsegg: A race between a Volvo FH and a Koenigsegg One:1 In Volvo Trucks' new film 'Volvo Trucks vs Koenigsegg', motor racing personality Tiff Needell drives a Volvo FH against one of the world's fastest sports cars – a Koenigsegg One:1. ]]> 1/5/2015 9:13:00 AM 8c2a39df-4b25-491e-89d0-77b7093f0b52/Truck design requires insight into the future http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/truck-design-requires-insight-into-the-future/s/8c2a39df-4b25-491e-89d0-77b7093f0b52 Truck design requires insight into the future The process of developing a new truck starts many years before it is launched. During that time a lot can change, which requires insight into the future to develop a design that is not only timely on ]]> 10/21/2014 6:56:00 AM 7fe157ca-f471-4997-864a-1ad5c204fc36/New technology gives truck drivers all-around visibility http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/new-technology-gives-truck-drivers-all-around-visibility/s/7fe157ca-f471-4997-864a-1ad5c204fc36 New technology gives truck drivers all-around visibility Volvo Trucks has developed new technology which dramatically reduce the risk of accidents caused by a limited field of vision. It enables a vehicle to do a 360 degree scan of everything around it. ]]> 10/7/2014 6:56:00 AM 44a468d8-60c6-4cc8-a3d7-8e357485ae25/A Sports Car Under The Hood – With I-Shift Dual Clutch http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/a-sports-car-under-the-hood-with-i-shift-dual-clutch/s/44a468d8-60c6-4cc8-a3d7-8e357485ae25 A Sports Car Under The Hood – With I-Shift Dual Clutch In Volvo Trucks' latest commercial, The Casino, a surprised parking valet is given the keys to a brand-new Volvo FH. What he doesn't know is that the truck is remarkably similar to a sports car – than ]]> 9/24/2014 8:29:00 AM 5070048f-b43a-49a4-9972-8ec1bcad5589/First day at work not quite what he expected - This is Volvo Trucks' new online video http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/first-day-at-work-not-quite-what-he-expected---this-is-volvo-trucks--new-online-video/s/5070048f-b43a-49a4-9972-8ec1bcad5589 First day at work not quite what he expected - This is Volvo Trucks' new online video In Volvo Trucks' new commercial, The Casino, parking valet Ambrogio Adani has a really unexpected first day on the job. What he doesn't know is that it's all a big hoax. ]]> 9/24/2014 8:29:00 AM 15cd0159-d0bc-4363-a782-490aa71010c4/Volvo Trucks Plays a Trick in its New Film http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-plays-a-trick-in-its-new-film/s/15cd0159-d0bc-4363-a782-490aa71010c4 Volvo Trucks Plays a Trick in its New Film The camera is running and the stage is set for Volvo Truck's upcoming video "The Casino", directed by Henry Alex Rubin. ]]> 9/16/2014 6:59:00 AM 8d9a73b6-bc76-4e8f-a140-8531afa4000c/Volvo Trucks Launches a Unique Gearbox for Heavy Vehicles http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-launches-a-unique-gearbox-for-heavy-vehicles/s/8d9a73b6-bc76-4e8f-a140-8531afa4000c Volvo Trucks Launches a Unique Gearbox for Heavy Vehicles Volvo Trucks is now launching I-Shift Dual Clutch, the first transmission on the market with a dual clutch system for heavy vehicles. Thanks to power-shift gear changes without any interruption in pow ]]> 6/17/2014 7:00:00 AM 026028d3-cb91-44e1-9656-26a33fc170e3/Volvo Trucks highlights its Swedish Heritage in a New Series of Videos - NEW VIDEOS AVAILABLE http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-highlights-its-swedish-heritage-in-a-new-series-of-videos---new-videos-available/s/026028d3-cb91-44e1-9656-26a33fc170e3 Volvo Trucks highlights its Swedish Heritage in a New Series of Videos - NEW VIDEOS AVAILABLE The entire world is invited to join when Volvo Trucks celebrates Swedish National Day for a whole week. The "Swedish Week" campaign consists, among other things, of seven videos. Its intention is to h ]]> 5/27/2014 8:55:00 AM 5733ed7e-c66b-43ab-a151-f358ab64fa8e/Sales Start for Volvo FH16 Euro 6 http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/sales-start-for-volvo-fh16-euro-6/s/5733ed7e-c66b-43ab-a151-f358ab64fa8e Sales Start for Volvo FH16 Euro 6 Sales of the Volvo FH16 Euro 6 are now under way. With up to 750 hp and 3550 Nm of torque, it retains its position as the strongest truck in the world. ]]> 4/1/2014 6:59:00 AM 587b4608-903f-469d-b30b-a1c1eca2c014/Volvo Trucks Wins International Product Design Award http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-wins-international-product-design-award/s/587b4608-903f-469d-b30b-a1c1eca2c014 Volvo Trucks Wins International Product Design Award The new Volvo FH from Volvo Trucks beat thousands of international products and impressed a panel of design experts to win one of the prestigious If product design awards. ]]> 2/28/2014 7:57:00 AM c1c38e19-a132-4ed3-8fa9-1430fa1f78b3/Fewer Injuries at Work with Volvo Dynamic Steering http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/fewer-injuries-at-work-with-volvo-dynamic-steering/s/c1c38e19-a132-4ed3-8fa9-1430fa1f78b3 Fewer Injuries at Work with Volvo Dynamic Steering More than half of truck drivers in Europe have problems with back, neck and shoulder pain, according to a study by Volvo Trucks. New Volvo Dynamic Steering makes it possible to control a truck with mi ]]> 2/19/2014 8:00:00 AM a5446a13-0d08-4b81-8f48-f320fde33e19/Volvo Trucks Boosts Safety on Slippery Winter Roads http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-boosts-safety-on-slippery-winter-roads/s/a5446a13-0d08-4b81-8f48-f320fde33e19 Volvo Trucks Boosts Safety on Slippery Winter Roads For heavily loaded trucks, the risk of jack-knifing is high during the winter when the roads are slippery. The new innovation Stretch Brake prevents jack-knife accidents and gives the driver better co ]]> 12/18/2013 9:27:00 AM effb74a8-928d-4b7e-9f23-493b86c46e03/Jean-Claude Van Damme and Volvo Trucks Perform World-First Stunt http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/jean-claude-van-damme-and-volvo-trucks-perform-world-first-stunt/s/effb74a8-928d-4b7e-9f23-493b86c46e03 Jean-Claude Van Damme and Volvo Trucks Perform World-First Stunt As one of Hollywood's most famous action stars, Jean-Claude Van Damme has had to perform countless daring stunts, but in Volvo Trucks' latest film 'The Epic Split', he carries out one of his most spec ]]> 11/14/2013 10:21:00 AM c194ab80-2f94-4bf6-bea3-c54199c5caee/How Volvo Dynamic Steering Made World-First Stunt Possible http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/how-volvo-dynamic-steering-made-world-first-stunt-possible/s/c194ab80-2f94-4bf6-bea3-c54199c5caee How Volvo Dynamic Steering Made World-First Stunt Possible In Volvo Trucks' latest live test film 'The Epic Split', Hollywood action star Jean-Claude Van Damme performs one of his world-famous splits between two Volvo FM trucks as they are driven in reverse. ]]> 11/14/2013 8:00:00 AM c5d72a98-4e6e-4e9f-a931-5e04bfe77ec9/Jean-Claude Van Damme Stars in Volvo Trucks' Latest Film 'The Epic Split' http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/jean-claude-van-damme-stars-in-volvo-trucks--latest-film--the-epic-split-/s/c5d72a98-4e6e-4e9f-a931-5e04bfe77ec9 Jean-Claude Van Damme Stars in Volvo Trucks' Latest Film 'The Epic Split' Jean-Claude Van Damme, one of the world's most famous martial artists and star of countless Hollywood blockbusters, takes the lead role in Volvo Trucks' latest film 'The Epic Split'. ]]> 11/12/2013 9:27:00 AM 5e9fab60-cd88-436e-886c-a61f0ba2ec83/Success for Charlie the Hamster at the Wheel of a Truck http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/success-for-charlie-the-hamster-at-the-wheel-of-a-truck/s/5e9fab60-cd88-436e-886c-a61f0ba2ec83 Success for Charlie the Hamster at the Wheel of a Truck The film "The Hamster Stunt" has been a major success on Youtube and has been viewed more than 3.4 million times in just one week. It shows how a truck is steered along narrow, uneven tracks in a quar ]]> 9/19/2013 7:06:00 AM f9df3f86-4673-41da-ad8f-eb983ef46eda/The New Volvo FMX is so Easy to Steer that a Hamster can Take Over the Wheel http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/the-new-volvo-fmx-is-so-easy-to-steer-that-a-hamster-can-take-over-the-wheel/s/f9df3f86-4673-41da-ad8f-eb983ef46eda The New Volvo FMX is so Easy to Steer that a Hamster can Take Over the Wheel The film "The Hamster Stunt" has been a major success on Youtube and has been viewed more than 3.4 million times in just one week. It shows how the new Volvo FMX, equipped with Volvo Dynamic Steering, ]]> 9/19/2013 7:06:00 AM 1eb52a8a-d7ab-479b-9e8c-19a5483f9bd1/Volvo FH Wins International Truck of the Year 2014 http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-fh-wins-international-truck-of-the-year-2014/s/1eb52a8a-d7ab-479b-9e8c-19a5483f9bd1 Volvo FH Wins International Truck of the Year 2014 A year, almost to the day, after its spectacular launch, the new Volvo FH was elected International Truck of the Year 2014 by leading commercial vehicle journalists, representing 25 magazines througho ]]> 9/10/2013 7:56:00 AM 941ed12e-5670-4d20-bf2a-6e6e22b243ba/Volvo Trucks President Takes Role of Stuntman http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-president-takes-role-of-stuntman/s/941ed12e-5670-4d20-bf2a-6e6e22b243ba Volvo Trucks President Takes Role of Stuntman Claes Nilsson is President of Volvo Trucks and he does not hesitate to stand on a truck dangling more than 20 metres up in the air as he stars in a film where Volvo's new construction truck is put to ]]> 9/2/2013 6:58:00 AM b8a96343-c2e8-41b4-9898-80d493e9dc88/Volvo's New Trucks Built for World's Toughest Conditions http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-s-new-trucks-built-for-world-s-toughest-conditions/s/b8a96343-c2e8-41b4-9898-80d493e9dc88 Volvo's New Trucks Built for World's Toughest Conditions The Volvo FH16, Volvo's new truck for heavy long-haul operations, has been tested in the toughest of all environments: Australia. Over a period of two days, it was put through its paces by journalists ]]> 8/19/2013 6:55:00 AM e19ff72f-a7fe-4fc0-98fc-c68ffdbb9bc2/From Steel into an Ultra-Modern Volvo FH in Five Days http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/from-steel-into-an-ultra-modern-volvo-fh-in-five-days/s/e19ff72f-a7fe-4fc0-98fc-c68ffdbb9bc2 From Steel into an Ultra-Modern Volvo FH in Five Days This spring sees the first of the series-produced new Volvo FH trucks roll out of the factory gates for delivery to customers throughout Europe. But just how is an ultra-modern truck built? Join us on ]]> 6/19/2013 7:00:00 AM 9b91d964-14ff-4943-ae25-b065c712340c/The new Volvo FH series – Prepared for the Tough Australian Market http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/the-new-volvo-fh-series-prepared-for-the-tough-australian-market/s/9b91d964-14ff-4943-ae25-b065c712340c The new Volvo FH series – Prepared for the Tough Australian Market The roll out of the new Volvo FH series outside of Europe has started. First up is Brisbane, Australia. Volvo Trucks' ambition is to further strengthen the brand's already strong market position ]]> 5/27/2013 6:58:00 AM 833cee36-9fdd-4f84-9855-347253c1c5cd/Volvo Trucks has Renewed its Entire European Truck Model Range in Eight Months http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-has-renewed-its-entire-european-truck-model-range-in-eight-months/s/833cee36-9fdd-4f84-9855-347253c1c5cd Volvo Trucks has Renewed its Entire European Truck Model Range in Eight Months Since September 2012, Volvo Trucks has launched five new truck models. It all began last year with the spectacular launch of the new Volvo FH, followed this year by the introduction of the new Volvo F ]]> 5/16/2013 7:03:00 AM 478cd981-9f6e-4995-9e84-bbfae4ca3182/New Volvo FE and Volvo FL: Optimised for City and Suburban Deliveries with Maximum Uptime and Minimum Running Costs http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/new-volvo-fe-and-volvo-fl--optimised-for-city-and-suburban-deliveries-with-maximum-uptime-and-minimum-running-costs/s/478cd981-9f6e-4995-9e84-bbfae4ca3182 New Volvo FE and Volvo FL: Optimised for City and Suburban Deliveries with Maximum Uptime and Minimum Running Costs The new Volvo FE and Volvo FL trucks are now even easier to drive in city conditions where the demand is for fast, smooth and clean transport. The new trucks feature an enhanced driver environment, an ]]> 5/14/2013 7:02:00 AM 90a3c079-320a-46ff-b219-b802e973ae0e/A Watch Inspired By a Truck http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/a-watch-inspired-by-a-truck/s/90a3c079-320a-46ff-b219-b802e973ae0e A Watch Inspired By a Truck The award-winning design of Volvo Trucks' new long haul truck, the Volvo FH, has inspired a whole collection of driver gear. The signature piece is the Performance Wristwatch, which incorporates desig ]]> 5/2/2013 7:01:00 AM d37ddca3-51ee-4a9e-b294-b6be75cedff4/Volvo's Electric Hybrid as Reliable as a Diesel Truck http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-s-electric-hybrid-as-reliable-as-a-diesel-truck/s/d37ddca3-51ee-4a9e-b294-b6be75cedff4 Volvo's Electric Hybrid as Reliable as a Diesel Truck Since the launch of the Volvo FE Hybrid about 50 trucks have been delivered to customers throughout Europe. Their responses are highly positive as the truck is both economical and reliable. ]]> 4/23/2013 7:00:00 AM b8a704bf-db74-4995-860e-a27a679d1720/App Launched for the Worldtrucker Online Driver Community http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/app-launched-for-the-worldtrucker-online-driver-community/s/b8a704bf-db74-4995-860e-a27a679d1720 App Launched for the Worldtrucker Online Driver Community Volvo Trucks has launched an app for the Worldtrucker online community. First to trial the app is TV series Ice Road Truckers' Lisa Kelly who is already a Worldtrucker member. ]]> 4/18/2013 7:00:00 AM 11fd6f0c-a711-4875-a66f-6999677e553d/The new Volvo FMX: Groundbreaking Innovations for More Efficient Construction Work http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/the-new-volvo-fmx--groundbreaking-innovations-for-more-efficient-construction-work/s/11fd6f0c-a711-4875-a66f-6999677e553d The new Volvo FMX: Groundbreaking Innovations for More Efficient Construction Work Volvo Trucks unveils the new Volvo FMX at the bauma exhibition in Munich, Germany. The new construction truck is loaded with innovations that benefit haulers as well as drivers. ]]> 4/15/2013 1:31:00 PM a41042ef-5fed-4030-a3d4-aa06c415cdfe/Volvo and Shell in Global Gas Agreement http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-and-shell-in-global-gas-agreement/s/a41042ef-5fed-4030-a3d4-aa06c415cdfe Volvo and Shell in Global Gas Agreement Volvo Trucks and Shell have agreed to cooperate globally on the introduction of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel for commercial heavy duty trucks. Based on Volvo's new MethaneDiesel concept where ]]> 3/27/2013 11:12:00 AM b96888a9-8d2c-48b5-9654-e22ca44da5dd/World Premiere of New Volvo FMX at Bauma http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/world-premiere-of-new-volvo-fmx-at-bauma/s/b96888a9-8d2c-48b5-9654-e22ca44da5dd World Premiere of New Volvo FMX at Bauma The world premiere of the new Volvo FMX will take place at the Bauma exhibition in Munich. At 15.00 CEST on Monday April 15, Volvo Trucks will pull the wraps off the truck that takes efficient constru ]]> 3/26/2013 12:12:00 PM 18199552-5eda-4158-accd-64626e6d98bd/Volvo Trucks Presents the New FM http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-presents-the-new-fm/s/18199552-5eda-4158-accd-64626e6d98bd Volvo Trucks Presents the New FM Volvo Trucks presents its new Volvo FM. Among the new features are an improved driver's cab and the ground-breaking Volvo Dynamic Steering that boosts the truck's first-class driving properties. ]]> 3/19/2013 7:56:00 AM 209edcac-948a-4bc5-9131-62c747042177/Volvo Trucks Wins Prestigious Red Dot Product Design Award http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-wins-prestigious-red-dot-product-design-award/s/209edcac-948a-4bc5-9131-62c747042177 Volvo Trucks Wins Prestigious Red Dot Product Design Award The new Volvo FH from Volvo Trucks beat thousands of international products and wowed a panel of design experts to win a red dot product design award – an internationally recognized quality label for ]]> 3/12/2013 9:36:00 AM 3bb523a3-8f44-46f5-b46f-150f9d06f0f7/Johannesburg School Receives Record Donation after Volvo Trucks eBay Auction http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/johannesburg-school-receives-record-donation-after-volvo-trucks-ebay-auction/s/3bb523a3-8f44-46f5-b46f-150f9d06f0f7 Johannesburg School Receives Record Donation after Volvo Trucks eBay Auction Volvo Trucks and Ducournau Transports will give the Star For Life non-profit organisation the largest donation ever made to a school included in its HIV preventive programme. The 150,000 euro donation ]]> 3/7/2013 12:44:00 PM 12641719-ee2b-458f-9c76-032581e15ba4/Volvo Dynamic Steering – a Breakthrough for Effortless Steering Without Strain or Pain http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-dynamic-steering-a-breakthrough-for-effortless-steering-without-strain-or-pain/s/12641719-ee2b-458f-9c76-032581e15ba4 Volvo Dynamic Steering – a Breakthrough for Effortless Steering Without Strain or Pain Just a couple of months after the launch of the new FH series, Volvo Trucks is presenting yet another world-class technical innovation. Volvo Dynamic Steering combines conventional hydraulic power ste ]]> 2/19/2013 10:15:00 AM 611b90dc-ab0d-4a38-8849-deb19e82bcb2/eBay Auction Winner Drives Home the First Volvo FH http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/ebay-auction-winner-drives-home-the-first-volvo-fh/s/611b90dc-ab0d-4a38-8849-deb19e82bcb2 eBay Auction Winner Drives Home the First Volvo FH The first owner of the newly launched Volvo FH – Jean Pierre Ducournau – has picked up his truck "The Number One". Ducournau had placed the winning bid of 150,000 Euros in a eBay charity auction for t ]]> 2/12/2013 1:23:00 PM afe1a239-7b54-4f4f-a959-bc8fe465d034/Volvo Trucks Tests new FH Truck in Extreme Conditions http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-tests-new-fh-truck-in-extreme-conditions/s/afe1a239-7b54-4f4f-a959-bc8fe465d034 Volvo Trucks Tests new FH Truck in Extreme Conditions Developing an entirely new truck generation - with all new components and technical solutions – imposed huge demands on quality tests, with a focal point on the customer needs in every situation. ]]> 1/22/2013 11:19:00 AM 8dd6a478-8219-4610-af86-f0e44c8a0c2f/Volvo Trucks Takes the Lead with Tomorrow's Wireless Road Trains http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-takes-the-lead-with-tomorrow-s-wireless-road-trains/s/8dd6a478-8219-4610-af86-f0e44c8a0c2f Volvo Trucks Takes the Lead with Tomorrow's Wireless Road Trains Using wireless technology to link a road train, in which a lead truck controls a convoy of vehicles driving behind it, is already technically feasible. The technology was demonstrated at the conclusio ]]> 12/7/2012 11:14:00 AM 7a78b85b-2d50-4b5c-bf6d-6fac098c3031/The New Volvo FH – a Major Challenge for Volvo Trucks' Designers http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/the-new-volvo-fh-a-major-challenge-for-volvo-trucks-designers/s/7a78b85b-2d50-4b5c-bf6d-6fac098c3031 The New Volvo FH – a Major Challenge for Volvo Trucks' Designers Truck design is about much more than just colour, shape and attractive lines. Behind the new, safer, larger and more ergonomically optimised Volvo FH lies a significant design challenge. ]]> 11/26/2012 7:59:00 AM 53bc8d78-8413-4cd5-9ca3-fb61f4787a34/US Women Truckers Miles Ahead of Rest of the World http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/us-women-truckers-miles-ahead-of-rest-of-the-world/s/53bc8d78-8413-4cd5-9ca3-fb61f4787a34 US Women Truckers Miles Ahead of Rest of the World The transport industry is still a male-dominated sector, despite of the shortage of drivers and calls for increased equality. However, in different parts of the world, there are crusaders who are work ]]> 11/1/2012 7:55:00 AM 7096ee0f-8e26-44a0-8a9c-661b8c8dfe83/Volvo Trucks Introduces Collision Warning with Emergency Brake http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-introduces-collision-warning-with-emergency-brake/s/7096ee0f-8e26-44a0-8a9c-661b8c8dfe83 Volvo Trucks Introduces Collision Warning with Emergency Brake Volvo Trucks has developed Collision Warning with Emergency Brake – an advanced emergency braking system equipped with early collision warning to help prevent severe accidents caused by inattention. ]]> 10/5/2012 7:00:00 AM f0533162-d56e-4c85-9f9a-a35db2af88ad/New Volvo FH Takes Centre Stage at IAA http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/new-volvo-fh-takes-centre-stage-at-iaa/s/f0533162-d56e-4c85-9f9a-a35db2af88ad New Volvo FH Takes Centre Stage at IAA The new Volvo FH series was the centre of attention at the IAA International Motor Show in Hannover today. Many visitors were eager to see the new trucks that Volvo says will set new standards in the ]]> 9/19/2012 4:00:00 PM fb8b12a2-ae58-4c12-9009-bc5b72bdaeca/New Volvo FH series revealed in spectacular launch http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/new-volvo-fh-series-revealed-in-spectacular-launch/s/fb8b12a2-ae58-4c12-9009-bc5b72bdaeca New Volvo FH series revealed in spectacular launch On September 5, Volvo Trucks launched a new version of its Volvo FH series with a spectacular event that was watched by more than 34000 people across the globe. "This completely new Volvo FH is, witho ]]> 9/7/2012 7:02:00 AM 06378687-ca9c-4049-85c1-0b22de359d81/The new Volvo FH Carries Volvo Trucks into the Future http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/the-new-volvo-fh-carries-volvo-trucks-into-the-future/s/06378687-ca9c-4049-85c1-0b22de359d81 The new Volvo FH Carries Volvo Trucks into the Future The Volvo FH has been Volvo Trucks' flagship model for almost 20 years. Now a new version of the truck is being launched. "The new Volvo FH sets the benchmark for trucks in a number of areas. ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM 0a49bc31-35d5-4147-a45f-2fb8e5905700/Volvo Trucks Maximises Uptime for Haulage Firms http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-maximises-uptime-for-haulage-firms/s/0a49bc31-35d5-4147-a45f-2fb8e5905700 Volvo Trucks Maximises Uptime for Haulage Firms Online truck monitoring, more efficient workshop planning, and Volvo Action Service on Call: together they create a platform that allows Volvo Trucks to set the scene for maximum uptime. ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM 1516e2f7-7d56-4b5c-bd88-916fc1fed0e9/"The Safest Volvo in the World" http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/-the-safest-volvo-in-the-world-/s/1516e2f7-7d56-4b5c-bd88-916fc1fed0e9 "The Safest Volvo in the World" The driver of a new Volvo FH would emerge from an 80 km/h collision without any serious injuries. And if the truck rolled over, there is an emergency exit at hand. But not only the driver's safety has ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM 41494e0d-509e-49c3-b319-5e58f645f4e4/The New Volvo FH-series: A Complete Summary http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/the-new-volvo-fh-series--a-complete-summary/s/41494e0d-509e-49c3-b319-5e58f645f4e4 The New Volvo FH-series: A Complete Summary With its new Volvo FH series, Volvo Trucks is pushing the envelope for what a premium truck can offer. Fuel economy, reliability, ergonomics, superior handling, active and passive safety. ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM 6e38f163-627b-4bc8-b351-7800d02dd2f4/Smart Systems and Services Cut Haulage Firm Fuel Costs http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/smart-systems-and-services-cut-haulage-firm-fuel-costs/s/6e38f163-627b-4bc8-b351-7800d02dd2f4 Smart Systems and Services Cut Haulage Firm Fuel Costs New technology and an individually tailored service package can together save the haulage firm thousands of litres of fuel a year. The result is less environmental impact and greater profitability. ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM 80537b35-497e-4e4c-aea4-a5d961c70d4f/I-Torque Delivers Superb Driveability and Reduces Fuel Consumption http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/i-torque-delivers-superb-driveability-and-reduces-fuel-consumption/s/80537b35-497e-4e4c-aea4-a5d961c70d4f I-Torque Delivers Superb Driveability and Reduces Fuel Consumption Volvo Trucks is taking the lead in the development of drivelines for commercial trucks. The new Volvo I-Torque meets the Euro 6 requirements and offers exceptional driveability. ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM c080bd36-abb3-470f-ac24-99bea7894ca6/Superior Handling with the new Volvo FH Series http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/superior-handling-with-the-new-volvo-fh-series/s/c080bd36-abb3-470f-ac24-99bea7894ca6 Superior Handling with the new Volvo FH Series Handling and road manners were in firm focus when Volvo Trucks developed the new FH series. Optimisation of both front and rear suspension systems, increased roll stability and better cab suspension ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM c466d04f-e398-47c5-9d8a-cc459583655c/The Volvo FH16 Stands Out from the Crowd http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/the-volvo-fh16-stands-out-from-the-crowd/s/c466d04f-e398-47c5-9d8a-cc459583655c The Volvo FH16 Stands Out from the Crowd The Volvo FH16 has for many years been the first choice for hauliers with extra high demands on performance, efficiency, power and comfort. ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM ffa18f07-e3bc-4fef-a55d-fc99d92e9032/Larger, Stronger, More Comfortable: New Cab Raises the Standard of Volvo FH http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/larger--stronger--more-comfortable--new-cab-raises-the-standard-of-volvo-fh/s/ffa18f07-e3bc-4fef-a55d-fc99d92e9032 Larger, Stronger, More Comfortable: New Cab Raises the Standard of Volvo FH A more ergonomic workplace, greater comfort and another 300 litres of storage space. These are some of the new features of the cab in the new Volvo FH series. ]]> 9/5/2012 8:32:00 PM b82b05e4-5f1e-47b8-9646-8b2086ff03d7/Available live: Volvo Trucks Launches New Version of Volvo FH Series http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/available-live--volvo-trucks-launches-new-version-of-volvo-fh-series/s/b82b05e4-5f1e-47b8-9646-8b2086ff03d7 Available live: Volvo Trucks Launches New Version of Volvo FH Series With a massive webcast production, on September 5, Volvo Trucks is launching a new version of its Volvo FH series, the company's best-selling truck model. The launch event will be broadcast live on th ]]> 9/4/2012 7:00:00 AM 550fb09f-851b-4304-83bb-6b6c8a3da728/New Video Available - Volvo Truck's Slackline Walking Stunt a Massive YouTube Hit http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/new-video-available---volvo-truck-s-slackline-walking-stunt-a-massive-youtube-hit/s/550fb09f-851b-4304-83bb-6b6c8a3da728 New Video Available - Volvo Truck's Slackline Walking Stunt a Massive YouTube Hit A young woman walks a slackline between two trucks driving at full speed: not even in Hollywood has this stunt ever been attempted. The stunt film is now a massive success on YouTube, with more than ]]> 8/31/2012 9:03:00 AM 0827ddb1-cc3d-4c01-923a-27a2772f5e7e/Volvo Trucks Introduces New FH Series http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-introduces-new-fh-series/s/0827ddb1-cc3d-4c01-923a-27a2772f5e7e Volvo Trucks Introduces New FH Series On Wednesday September 5, Volvo Trucks will launch new versions of the best-selling Volvo FH and the prestigious Volvo FH16. ]]> 8/22/2012 6:59:00 AM 484de046-1500-412a-9cc7-1cca4f6ad807/Volvo Group Announces Q2 2012 Financial Results, Sales Up 6% http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-group-announces-q2-2012-financial-results--sales-up-6-/s/484de046-1500-412a-9cc7-1cca4f6ad807 Volvo Group Announces Q2 2012 Financial Results, Sales Up 6% The Volvo Group's sales continued to grow during the second quarter. Net sales rose 6% to SEK 83.9 billion – representing the highest sales so far for a second quarter. Operating income totaled SEK 7. ]]> 7/24/2012 4:12:00 PM 5eef6283-37b3-4703-95b9-3e2274e15b60/Telematics Gateway: Wireless Communication System that now Services Trucks Remotely http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/telematics-gateway--wireless-communication-system-that-now-services-trucks-remotely/s/5eef6283-37b3-4703-95b9-3e2274e15b60 Telematics Gateway: Wireless Communication System that now Services Trucks Remotely After spending hours and hours on the road, some wear and tear is inevitable, no matter how high the quality. However, with Telematics Gateway – a new GSM-based communication system that allows worksh ]]> 7/17/2012 11:25:00 AM 8657682e-5a83-416e-bb08-5085591a1148/Volvo Trucks - Presenting New Volvo Engine for Euro 6 http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks---presenting-new-volvo-engine-for-euro-6/s/8657682e-5a83-416e-bb08-5085591a1148 Volvo Trucks - Presenting New Volvo Engine for Euro 6 Volvo Trucks is now presenting an engine tailored for the tough Euro 6 environmental standards. Nitrogen oxide emissions have dropped by 77 percent and particulate emissions have been halved. ]]> 7/5/2012 6:59:00 AM 0743869e-c8d1-469c-9f9a-75a685797529/New I-See from Volvo Trucks Cuts Haulage Firms' Fuel Bills http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/new-i-see-from-volvo-trucks-cuts-haulage-firms--fuel-bills/s/0743869e-c8d1-469c-9f9a-75a685797529 New I-See from Volvo Trucks Cuts Haulage Firms' Fuel Bills The truck industry is searching high and low for solutions that cut fuel consumption. One method is to use the vehicle's kinetic energy to propel the truck. ]]> 6/27/2012 7:00:00 AM 87b3d210-086e-4484-a0bb-b07772199656/A Volvo FH Led First-Ever Trucks/Cars Platoon on Public Roads http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/a-volvo-fh-led-first-ever-trucks-cars-platoon-on-public-roads/s/87b3d210-086e-4484-a0bb-b07772199656 A Volvo FH Led First-Ever Trucks/Cars Platoon on Public Roads For the first time ever, a Volvo truck has led a platoon - a convoy in which vehicles automatically follow a lead vehicle - on a motorway among other road users. ]]> 6/19/2012 2:28:00 PM fe2862c1-ec44-4ad6-add0-5c2f52075003/Successful Field Tests Open Door to Non-Fossil Transport System http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/successful-field-tests-open-door-to-non-fossil-transport-system/s/fe2862c1-ec44-4ad6-add0-5c2f52075003 Successful Field Tests Open Door to Non-Fossil Transport System Volvo Trucks has proved the fuel Bio-DME successful in ten specially adapted Volvo Trucks used in a field test. The carbon emissions from Bio-DME is virtually zero and the fuel can be produced from bi ]]> 6/1/2012 7:01:00 AM afd25f2c-65e4-41e5-9627-8e8a91559dc5/New World Speed Records for Volvo Hybrid Truck - New Video Available http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/new-world-speed-records-for-volvo-hybrid-truck---new-video-available/s/afd25f2c-65e4-41e5-9627-8e8a91559dc5 New World Speed Records for Volvo Hybrid Truck - New Video Available The Volvo hybrid truck, Mean Green, established new world speed records on April 27at Wendover Airfield in Utah, USA. ]]> 5/3/2012 4:56:00 PM cf0c50a8-b2d0-4000-9ff5-2d5a086ead73/Volvo Group Announces Q1 2012 Financial Results, Sales Up 10% http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-group-announces-q1-2012-financial-results--sales-up-10-/s/cf0c50a8-b2d0-4000-9ff5-2d5a086ead73 Volvo Group Announces Q1 2012 Financial Results, Sales Up 10% During the first quarter of 2012, the Volvo Group's sales development continued to be strong. Net sales rose by 10% to SEK 78.8 billion and was the highest so far for a first quarter. ]]> 4/26/2012 7:39:00 AM 8169d9a1-034b-44cc-8a54-e7039301e5d5/Volvo Group Publishes Report on the Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011, Sales Up 17% http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-group-publishes-report-on-the-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-2011--sales-up-17-/s/8169d9a1-034b-44cc-8a54-e7039301e5d5 Volvo Group Publishes Report on the Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011, Sales Up 17% The Volvo Group's strong trend continued during the fourth quarter of 2011. Sales rose in all regions, profitability improved and cash flow was strong. In the fourth quarter net sales increased by 18% ]]> 2/3/2012 6:44:00 AM 2c718b0f-d765-4a01-9259-a2f5053777ef/Volvo Trucks Helps Drivers Stay Awake with Combination of Design and Technology http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-helps-drivers-stay-awake-with-combination-of-design-and-technology/s/2c718b0f-d765-4a01-9259-a2f5053777ef Volvo Trucks Helps Drivers Stay Awake with Combination of Design and Technology Being drowsy behind the wheel is as dangerous as drink driving. With a combination of design and technology, Volvo Trucks is contributing to road safety by helping drivers stay awake and alert. ]]> 12/6/2011 4:25:00 PM 51f34c84-2b35-4019-8e68-fc32ed3bdf03/Volvo Group Publishes 2011 Q3 Results http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-group-publishes-2011-q3-results/s/51f34c84-2b35-4019-8e68-fc32ed3bdf03 Volvo Group Publishes 2011 Q3 Results During the third quarter of 2011, demand remained favorable in most of the Volvo Group's markets. Sales rose to SEK 73.3 billion. ]]> 10/25/2011 5:38:00 AM 5fa5b09c-c83a-4d2c-b9ab-aa64642c52c2/Driverless Future – Are we Ready? http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/driverless-future-are-we-ready/s/5fa5b09c-c83a-4d2c-b9ab-aa64642c52c2 Driverless Future – Are we Ready? Is a driverless future actually desirable? Volvo Trucks says that making vehicles more autonomous is perhaps not a question of excluding drivers, but rather of emphasizing their importance. ]]> 10/10/2011 12:52:00 PM 8cb116c0-f25b-471b-94c9-4ee09ae8e64d/Larger and More Powerful Trucks. For the Sake of the Environment? http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/larger-and-more-powerful-trucks.-for-the-sake-of-the-environment/s/8cb116c0-f25b-471b-94c9-4ee09ae8e64d Larger and More Powerful Trucks. For the Sake of the Environment? How is Europe to meet its tough climate targets as transport needs increase? Although it may initially seem strange, larger and more powerful trucks may be one of the answers. ]]> 10/6/2011 12:47:00 PM dab1a0a0-3c75-4fd6-868c-cbc50eccb606/Volvo Trucks' 16-litre Engine Celebrates with 750 hp for 25th Anniversary http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-16-litre-engine-celebrates-with-750-hp-for-25th-anniversary/s/dab1a0a0-3c75-4fd6-868c-cbc50eccb606 Volvo Trucks' 16-litre Engine Celebrates with 750 hp for 25th Anniversary The Volvo FH16 is now available with 750 hp and 3550 Nm to handle the heaviest, most demanding transport assignments - reaching the market in time to celebrate the 16-litre engine's 25th anniversary. ]]> 9/8/2011 9:02:00 AM 5a27b52d-9a81-40e8-bf52-f9f0c9e38cfe/Volvo Group Publishes 2011 Q2 Results http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-group-publishes-2011-q2-results/s/5a27b52d-9a81-40e8-bf52-f9f0c9e38cfe Volvo Group Publishes 2011 Q2 Results During the second quarter, the Volvo Group's sales continued to grow as an effect of a continued recovery in the Group's mature markets and continued strong demand in emerging markets. Consolidated sa ]]> 7/22/2011 5:47:00 AM d01a557e-e0a8-49ab-a328-d32ef85986bb/Considerable Media Interest in Volvo Trucks' Alternative Drivelines http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/considerable-media-interest-in-volvo-trucks-alternative-drivelines/s/d01a557e-e0a8-49ab-a328-d32ef85986bb Considerable Media Interest in Volvo Trucks' Alternative Drivelines Over a period of two weeks, more than 90 journalists from many parts of the world are visiting Volvo Trucks in Göteborg to test drive three of the company's most environmentally optimised vehicles. ]]> 6/23/2011 7:05:00 AM 8e50893c-8ee2-4eed-b44d-fa373978aa26/Volvo Trucks First to Market Gas-Powered Truck for Long-Haul Operations http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-first-to-market-gas-powered-truck-for-long-haul-operations/s/8e50893c-8ee2-4eed-b44d-fa373978aa26 Volvo Trucks First to Market Gas-Powered Truck for Long-Haul Operations Volvo Trucks is enhancing its focus on alternative fuels with the launch of the new Volvo FM MethaneDiesel. This truck is powered by up to 75 percent gas. ]]> 6/1/2011 10:54:00 AM cd07ede1-7373-44ef-8f25-5bc5aac20ea1/Volvo's New Hybrid Crash-Tested http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvos-new-hybrid-crash-tested/s/cd07ede1-7373-44ef-8f25-5bc5aac20ea1 Volvo's New Hybrid Crash-Tested Before Volvo Trucks releases a new model onto the market, the vehicle always undergoes a rigorous crash-test programme. The Volvo FE Hybrid is no exception. With its 578 kg battery pack, it presents t ]]> 5/25/2011 6:59:00 AM d33139de-fdfc-4ef5-a55d-16d4be6a20ab/Volvo Trucks Tests Use of Smartphone Technology in their Workshops http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-tests-use-of-smartphone-technology-in-their-workshops/s/d33139de-fdfc-4ef5-a55d-16d4be6a20ab Volvo Trucks Tests Use of Smartphone Technology in their Workshops Volvo Trucks is continuously working to improve the quality and efficiency of their aftersales services. One method that is currently being tested is the use of smartphones in their workshops. ]]> 5/19/2011 2:25:00 PM c6f103d1-387b-4b1d-ac47-66dffb0f758d/Volvo Trucks AMP http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-trucks-amp/s/c6f103d1-387b-4b1d-ac47-66dffb0f758d Volvo Trucks AMP -- ]]> 5/11/2011 1:28:00 PM e3414627-043a-4af9-8af3-b75d8ed439da/Volvo Group AMP http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-group-amp/s/e3414627-043a-4af9-8af3-b75d8ed439da Volvo Group AMP -- ]]> 5/4/2011 12:51:00 PM b29e139a-d665-43fd-9542-5b7ef867c144/Volvo Group Announces Q1 2011 Financial Results, Sales Up 22% http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-group-announces-q1-2011-financial-results-sales-up-22/s/b29e139a-d665-43fd-9542-5b7ef867c144 Volvo Group Announces Q1 2011 Financial Results, Sales Up 22% During the first quarter of 2011, the Volvo Group had strong sales growth with significantly improved profitability. Sales amounted to SEK 72 billion, an increase of 22% ]]> 4/27/2011 5:36:00 AM 1a5f57f3-f4cc-4df0-8ecd-936a5022da0d/Volvo Conducts Comprehensive Hybrid Field Tests on New Volvo FE Hybrid http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/volvo-conducts-comprehensive-hybrid-field-tests-on-new-volvo-fe-hybrid/s/1a5f57f3-f4cc-4df0-8ecd-936a5022da0d Volvo Conducts Comprehensive Hybrid Field Tests on New Volvo FE Hybrid Volvo Trucks conducted a series of comprehensive field tests on the new Volvo FE Hybrid prior to its recent launch in London and Paris. ]]> 4/12/2011 7:00:00 AM 8c3f011c-b3b3-4f28-9189-1875b13e3b79/Success for Volvo FMX in Construction Segment - World's Longest Tunnel Case Study http://volvotrucks.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/success-for-volvo-fmx-in-construction-segment--worlds-longest-tunnel-case-study/s/8c3f011c-b3b3-4f28-9189-1875b13e3b79 Success for Volvo FMX in Construction Segment - World's Longest Tunnel Case Study The Volvo FMX has made a major impact on the construction truck market. Since its launch in April last year, almost 5,000 units have been sold. ]]> 3/21/2011 8:02:00 AM