The new Volvo FE and Volvo FL: optimised for city and suburban deliveries - with narration
The new Volvo FE and FL can best be described as big-small trucks: Big, as in highly productive and small, as in designed to fit in to the urban environment.
Driving in narrow streets, with short distances between stops, is a big strain on the driver. Therefore the new trucks have been developed with the driver in focus, resulting in an updated instrument cluster, good visibility as well as improved driver economics. Since the trucks operate within close proximity of other road users, these improvements also increase the safety for everyone around it.
The two new trucks have really been designed to fit in to a city environment, It is of course both for the efficiency and productivity of the truck at such but more important also, in a city environment, it has to fit in, it has to look as a friendly truck.
With the launch of the new Volvo FE and Volvo FL also comes the introduction of the two Euro6 engines – the 8 litre and the 5 litre. Here the technique Variable Geometry Turbine, VGT, is used, which gives a swift torque delivery even at low revs, This increases drivability and makes the engines perfectly suited for city distribution.
The new compact 5 litre engine, with four cylinders, has been developed to make the all ready swift Volvo FL 12 ton variant even more agile. The gain is an increased payload of 500 kg. But since its available with 240 hp, it's still the most powerful engine in its segment.
Cost awareness is a big issue for our customers in this segment. This means that the increased payload on the new 12 tonner is of great importance for them. The truck itself has been developed to be optimized for inner city distribution. And as you can see it has a very low instep and good visibility all around.
The new Volvo FE is a multipurpose truck, used in both city and regional distribution. One of the biggest news on the vehicle is therefore that it is now available with I-shift, which improves both the trucks drivability and fuel consumption.
When you look upon these trucks, you can see the clear Volvo identity. But not only that. The Volvo FL and FE is there to be a reliable product for the owner. At the same time, the driver is so important in these environment and of course it is supposed to provide the driver with the best possible environment so he is relaxed and efficient the full day.
Anders VilhelmssonMedia Relations ManagerSwedenanders.firstname.lastname@example.org+46313223879