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Volvo Touts New Piston Design That Helps Enhance Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Technology Award winners Balthasar, second from right, and Eismark, right, developed the new piston design. (Volvo Group)

A new design in engine pistons is increasing fuel efficiency and reducing particulate matter in Volvo Trucks North America’s heavy-duty D11 and D13 engines.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2017
Business

Volvo Group’s Third-Quarter Earnings, Sales Slide in Weaker Class 8 Market

Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

Volvo Group reported third-quarter earnings and sales fell amid excessive Class 8 inventory in North America as orders and sales both dropped by more than 30%, compared with a very strong market in 2015.

Transport Topics
October 21, 2016
Business

Volvo Sells $300 Million Stake in India’s Eicher Motors

Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News

Volvo Group sold 1.27 million shares in Indian auto and truck manufacturer Eicher Motors Ltd. for about $300 million.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 4, 2015