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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

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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
Business

Volvo Group Reorganizes Global Truck Units

Photos by AB Volvo, Volvo Group

Approximately 100 days into his tenure as CEO of Volvo Group, Martin Lundstedt announced changes for the Sweden-based manufacturer that emphasize brand names over market geography.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 1, 2016
Business

Volvo Group's Lundstedt Reorganizes Company

Volvo Group

Approximately 100 days into his tenure as CEO of Volvo Group, Martin Lundstedt announced changes in the Sweden-based manufacturer that emphasize brand names over market geography.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
January 27, 2016
Business

Volvo Truck Deliveries Flat in November Despite 40% Rise in Europe

Jochen Eckel/Bloomberg News

Volvo Group reported November truck deliveries were flat from the same month a year earlier, but included a 40% rise in Europe as other regions declined.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
December 21, 2015
Business

4-Year-Old Tests 18-Ton Volvo Truck; Mayhem Ensues

Volvo Trucks

In its latest Live Test series of videos, Volvo Trucks put 4-year-old Sophie in charge of its 18-ton FMX construction truck and, predictably, mayhem ensued.

Transport Topics
December 3, 2015

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