Volvo

Government, Business, Technology

Volvo’s Top Tech Official Says Engineers Face Uncertain Technology Landscape

Volvo's Lars Stenqvist Lars Stenqvist, Volvo Group's chief technology officer. (Eric Miller/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — Truck engineers are in the midst of a technological revolution, but are challenged to move away from established technologies and venture into the unknown, according to Volvo Group Chief Technology Officer Lars Stenqvist.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2017
Business, Equipment

Cummins Reclaims Top Spot in North American Engine Installations

engine Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Cummins Inc., the last independent engine maker, reclaims first place in North American engine sales during the first half of 2017.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
August 10, 2017
Business, Technology

Volvo VNL Unveiling

Volvo Trucks North America introduced a redesigned version of its VNL-series over-the-road tractor July 10, 2017, in Dublin, Va. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
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

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

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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

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