Volvo Trucks North America

Business, Technology, Safety, TCA

Volvo Turns 3D Printers From Making Truck Parts to Face Shields

The Volvo logo is seen on the front grill of a truck at the company's New River Valley Plant in Virginia. The Volvo logo is seen on the front grill of a truck at the company's New River Valley Plant in Virginia. (Justin Idle/Bloomberg News)

Emmanuel Fargeon has been 3D printing truck parts for Volvo for 23 years, but he never imagined he’d be creating personal protective equipment on one.

Carl Wilson | News & Record (Greensboro, N.C.)
April 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

VTNA Pursues Intuitive AI to Improve Safety

Perceptive Automata dashboard view (PRWeb)

Volvo Trucks North America announced it has demonstrated how leveraging “human intuition artificial intelligence” — that reads the intention and awareness of vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and motorists — can enhance the situational awareness of truck drivers.

June 21, 2019
Business, Equipment

Volvo Trucks Adds Upgrade for Ergonomic Workstations

Volvo Trucks The new workstation setup is designed to improve driver productivity, comfort and overall convenience. (Volvo Trucks North America)

Volvo Trucks is offering an ergonomically advanced workstation as an option on its VNL 760, 740 and VNX 740 models.

February 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Volvo to Sell Electric Trucks in North America in 2020

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Volvo Trucks announced it would commercialize all-electric trucks in North America in 2020 after introducing them in California next year, a move made in conjunction with a partnership that includes Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo VNL 300 Daycab Now Available With Cummins ISX12N Engine

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Volvo Trucks North America announced its new Volvo VNL 300 daycab now is available with the Cummins ISX12N near-zero natural gas engine, providing an alternative fuel solution for pickup and delivery and regional-haul operations.

July 24, 2018

Volvo Trucks Debuts New Heavy-Haul Model

Volvo Trucks VNX model VNX 740 configuration comes with a 70-inch sleeper cab. (Volvo Trucks North America)

DUBLIN, Va. — The timing is right for Volvo Trucks North America to “take a further step” into the heavy-haul market, a company executive said during the launch of an updated model in its VNX series.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
March 14, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Volvo, Mack Looking to Boost Sales in 2018 With New Highway Tractors

Volvo's Goran Nyberg Nyberg by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Volvo Trucks North America is preparing for expected heavy-duty sales growth in 2018, and two trucks introduced earlier this year, the new VNR and the remodeled VNL, will be its main warhorses.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 25, 2017
Business, Equipment

Volvo Trucks Opens Customer Center at Virginia Factory

Joe Howard/Transport Topics

Volvo Trucks North America has opened a new customer center here to educate visitors about its products, and it features proving grounds for testing its trucks.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
July 13, 2017
Business, Equipment

Volvo Leaders Optimistic About Truck Market

Volvo Trucks global President Claes Nilsson (left) and Volvo Trucks North America President Goran Nyberg at the VNL unveiling. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

The leaders of Volvo Trucks’ global and North American operations expressed optimism about the second half of this year and into 2018 during presentations for the launch of the company’s new VNL longhaul tractor.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
July 13, 2017
Business, Equipment

Volvo Unveils Redesigned VNL Series

Volvo Introduces Enhanced VNL Model Joe Howard/Transport Topics

Volvo Trucks North America introduced a redesigned version of its VNL-series over-the-road tractor designed to improve the truck’s fuel efficiency and performance, as well as driver comfort.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
July 12, 2017