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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
Special Coverage, Business

Volvo Offers Over-the-Air Programming

John Sommers II for TT

Volvo Trucks North America is using telematics via cellular communications to update the trucks, engines and transmissions of its customers’ vehicles without having to come into a maintenance shop.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 1, 2017
Business

Volvo Group Ends Production of 16L Engines in North America

Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

Choices for the largest diesel truck engines are thinning as Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks are getting out of the 16-liter business.

Jonathan S. Reiskin and Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporters
February 6, 2017
Business

Volvo Results Improve for Quarter, Dip for Year

Volvo Trucks North America

Original equipment manufacturer Volvo AB reported a fourth quarter of improving revenue and net income to cap off a 2016 characterized by modest declines due to soft business conditions.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 1, 2017
Business

Volvo Trucks North America Cancels Planned Layoffs at Virginia Factory

Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

Volvo Trucks North America has canceled plans to lay off 500 second-shift employees from its New River Valley truck assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia, citing improving inventory levels.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 26, 2017
Business

Volvo Discontinues D16 Engine

Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks North America announced it has discontinued North American production of the 16-liter Volvo D16 engine, effective immediately.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 26, 2017
Business

Volvo Trucks Showcases Active Driver Assist; System Uses Alerts, Braking to Prevent Crashes

Seth Clevenger/TT

MOUNTVILLE, S.C. — Volvo Trucks North America showcased the next generation of collision- mitigation technology available on its trucks and touted the product offering as its latest effort to enhance road safety.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 31, 2016

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