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Volvo: Too Tough GHG Rule May Scare Off Truck Buyers

Jonathan S. Reiskin/TT

DUBLIN, Va. — Volvo Trucks North America is laboring diligently to persuade federal and state regulators to ramp up standards on greenhouse-gas emissions in an orderly fashion so as not to scare off fleets from buying more fuel-efficient trucks that will be produced to comply with the Phase 2 rule expected later this year.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 16, 2016
Business

More Than 800 Volvo Trucks Still Need to Be Checked

Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

More than 800 of the Volvo trucks recalled by the company March 23 remained unaccounted for April 26, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2016
Business

European Truck Makers Daimler, Volvo Report Lower First-Quarter Net Income

TT File Photos

European truckmakers Daimler AG and Volvo Group reported lower net income for the first quarter amid a softer North American market.

Transport Topics
April 22, 2016
Business

Volvo Debuts Updated Powertrain, Claims Additional Fuel Efficiency

Volvo's John Moore, photo by Rip Watson/Transport Topics

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Volvo Trucks North America last week introduced a suite of new products, including 2017 engines and powertrain enhancements, with the common goals of enhancing fuel efficiency and driver experience.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
March 28, 2016
Business

Volvo Introduces New Engine, Powertrain Enhancements

D13 with turbo compounding/Volvo Trucks North America

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Volvo Trucks North America introduced a suite of new products, including 2017 engines as well as powertrain enhancements with the common goals of enhancing customers’ fuel efficiency and driver experience.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
March 22, 2016
Business

Volvo Trucks Recalls 15,835 Vehicles to Fix Steering Shaft Issue

Bloomberg News

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling 15,835 of its 2016 and 2017 models in the United States and is urging fleets to take the trucks out of service immediately because the upper and lower steering shafts can separate, raising the possibility of a crash.

Transport Topics
March 16, 2016
Business

Volvo Pushes Product Innovation Amid Slower Industrywide Sales

Neil Abt/TT

WASHINGTON — After Volvo Trucks North America’s best year for deliveries and market share in 2015, plans are under way to focus on the flatbed, tank truck and heavy-haul sectors to offset an industrywide sales slowdown, a strategy its president said could start to bear fruit in the second half of this year.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 29, 2016
Business

After Strong Year, Volvo Looks to Boost Market Share

Nyberg, Koeck by Jonathan S. Reiskin/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Volvo Trucks North America had its best year for deliveries and market share in 2015, and although industrywide sales are expected to decline this year, the company’s president said he wants to increase market share by boosting sales to flatbed, tank truck and heavyhaul carriers. 

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 25, 2016
Business

Volvo Trucks North America Offers Battery-Powered Parking Cooler

Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks North America announced that it now offers a battery-powered parking cooler as a factory-installed option on its VNM 630, VNL 630, VNL 670, VNL 730 and VNL 780 sleeper models.

Transport Topics
February 19, 2016
Business

Mack Delivers Most Vehicles Since 2006, But Volvo AB to Cut North American Production

Mack Trucks delivered 27,411 vehicles in 2015, its strongest year since 2006, according to a report released Feb. 5 by Sweden-based Volvo Group, Mack's parent company.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
February 5, 2016

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