Volvo

Driver Comfort Guided Volvo VNR Interior Designers

Volvo Trucks North America

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Drivers are proud of their trucks, so many were happy to invite Volvo designers into their cabs when the manufacturer was developing the interior design for its new VNR model, a company representative said.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
June 5, 2017
Business, Equipment

Growth of Regional Hauling to Lift VNR Sales, Volvo Says

Volvo Trucks North America

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America expects market shifts that range from the expanded Panama Canal to the strongest construction market in a decade to lift demand for its new VNR regional- haul model, company representatives said.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
June 5, 2017
Business

Volvo Expects Range of Market Shifts to Push Demand for New Model

Volvo Trucks North America

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America expects market shifts that range from the expanded Panama Canal to the strongest construction market in a decade to lift demand for its new VNR regional-haul model, company representatives said.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
June 1, 2017
Business

Volvo Expands Truck Building Into Fast-Growing East Africa

Volvo AB’s trucks division is seeking to boost market share in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to as much as 18% from about 2%, as the regional economic growth for East Africa outpaces the average for sub-Saharan Africa.

Eric Ombok | Bloomberg News
May 19, 2017
Business

Volvo Expands Truck Building Into East Africa as Economies Grow

Bob Adams/Flickr

Volvo AB’s trucks division is seeking to boost market share in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to as much as 18% from about 2%, as the East African region’s economic growth outpaces the sub-Saharan Africa average.

Eric Ombok | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2017
Business

Volvo Group First-Quarter Earnings, Sales Rise

Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

Volvo AB posted first-quarter gains in earnings and profitability, most of which was generated by its construction equipment division, as the larger truck division was fairly static compared with the same time in 2016.

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

Volvo, Navistar Show Off New Tractors for North American Regional Market

Jonathan S. Reiskin/TT

MONTRÉAL — Two heavy-duty truck makers plunged into the North American regional-haul market, unveiling new tractors within hours of each other.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 24, 2017
Business

Volvo Designers Sweat Details for New VNR

Long, Koeck by Jonathan S. Reiskin/TT

MONTREAL — When Volvo Group made cars, the vehicles were parodied as boring but safe. The car division has been gone since 1999, and truck designer Brian Balicki was determined that the new VNR regional-haul tractor would not be boring.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 21, 2017
Business

Volvo Trucks Displays New VNR for North American Regional Market

Volvo VNR daycab by Jonathan S. Reiskin/TT

MONTREAL — Anticipating further growth in shorthaul trucking, Volvo Trucks North America unveiled its new regional haul tractor here, the VNR, which will be available for delivery in September. See video of interior, exterior.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 20, 2017
Business

Volvo, Mack to Display at ExpoCam

Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

Volvo Group’s two North American brands will display vehicles at ExpoCam, the Montreal-based truck show, including a new tractor for Volvo Trucks.

Transport Topics
April 18, 2017

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