Volvo Trucks North America

Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo Unveils Total Cost of Ownership Tool for Electric Trucks

Volvo Trucks North America's Peter Voorhoeve Volvo Trucks North America President Peter Voorhoeve meets with the press at Volvo's booth on the exhibit hall floor at MCE 2022. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

SAN DIEGO — Volvo Trucks North America introduced a tool to help motor carriers examine the financial considerations of adopting zero-emission vehicles.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 24, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

VTNA Explores Ins, Outs of EV Truck Ownership

Ellis Volvo Trucks product manager Sam Ellis addresses the summit. (Connor D. Wolf/Transport Topics)

DUBLIN, Va. — Executives from Volvo Trucks North America detailed a comprehensive approach to help address fleet concerns about incorporating electric trucks into their operations during a recent media event.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Volvo Trucks’ Peter Voorhoeve Sees Opportunity to Accelerate Zero-Emission Goals

Volvo truck on the test track at the New River Valley plant A Volvo truck on the test track at the company's New River Valley plant in Dublin, Va. (Connor D. Wolf/Transport Topics)

DUBLIN, Va. — The time is now to accelerate the shift to zero-emission vehicles despite red flags in the market, Volvo Trucks North America CEO Peter Voorhoeve said Sept. 29.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 30, 2022
Business, Equipment

VTNA Taps Expressway Trucks as First EV Certified Dealer in Ontario

Volvo Trucks-Expressways Trucks image Expressway Trucks’ Waterloo, Ontario, location is located near one of the busiest freight corridors in Canada. (Volvo Trucks North America)

Volvo Trucks North America announced it designated Expressway Trucks as a Volvo Trucks certified electric vehicle dealer.

September 27, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

VTNA Slates Production on Enhanced VNR Electric for Q2

Volvo's next-generation VNR Electrick truck Improvements in battery design have resulted in an up to 40% increase in storage capacity for each battery in Volvo's next-generation VNR Electric truck. (Volvo Trucks)

Volvo Trucks North America announced production of the enhanced Volvo VNR Electric model will begin in the second quarter.

January 14, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Volvo Trucks Outlines Next Steps Toward Carbon-Free Transport Vision

Volvo Trucks North America's Peter Voorhoeve Voorhoeve says Volvo intends to offer a fossil-free vehicle lineup by 2040. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Volvo Trucks is ramping up sales and deliveries of battery-electric trucks while also reducing carbon emissions within its own facilities and supply chain in North America as part of its global efforts to improve environmental sustainability.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 24, 2021
Business, Equipment

UAW Members Narrowly Approve New Six-Year Contract With VTNA

Volvo NRV plant Volvo truck cabins are hoisted over the production floor at the Volvo AG New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Va. (Justin Ide/Bloomberg News)

Striking United Auto Workers at Volvo Trucks North America’s truck assembly plant in Dublin, Va. — in a close vote — ratified a new six-year contract, both parties announced July 14.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 12, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Vanguard Truck Centers Adds Houston Location

Vanguard Truck Center Volvo Trucks

Vanguard Truck Centers, with a network of 20 sites in six states, announced it invested $23 million in a new facility in the Houston area, joining three others there.

February 19, 2021
Business, Equipment

Conway Beam Expands Dealership in Western New York

A Mack truck A Mack truck on the highway. Conway Beam Truck Group sells and services vehicles from Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America. (Mack Trucks)

Truck dealership Conway Beam Truck Group announced it invested $16.2 million with the opening of a new 75,000-square-foot location in West Seneca, N.Y.

January 22, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

California Allows Private Sales of Electricity as Motor Truck Fuel

Volvo A Volvo VNR Electric truck model being charged. (Volvo Trucks North America)

Volvo Trucks North America announced it, and other industry associations and companies, helped facilitate the modification of California utility rules to give private entities the ability to sell electricity as a motor fuel at publicly accessible charging stations for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 3, 2020