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

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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.

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December 3, 2015
Technology, Business

Volvo Promises ‘Epic’ Truck Test Video

Volvo Trucks announced that it will debut a new video in its Live Test series Dec. 3 that should be on par with its “Epic Split” YouTube video that has been viewed 81 million times.

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December 2, 2015

Volvo Heavy-Duty Deliveries Rise Slowly

The Volvo Group said its wholly owned operations delivered 20,193 trucks of all sizes across the globe in October, up 2.8% compared with September.

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November 23, 2015

Volvo to Trim Production in December, January


Volvo will cut production in North America in December and January in the face of lower demand and high inventory levels at dealerships, the truck maker said Nov. 19.

Reuters | By Andreas Cremer
November 19, 2015

Profits at Volvo Rise Despite Drop in Truck Orders

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Volvo AB said the krona’s decline on currency markets helped boost third-quarter operating profit even as truck orders, a predictor for future sales, dropped 15%.

Elisabeth Behrmann | Bloomberg News
October 23, 2015

Volvo Goes Solar at Hagerstown Powertrain Plant

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Volvo Group North America has installed 5,000 solar panels at its Hagerstown, Maryland, powertrain manufacturing plant.

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October 2, 2015

Volvo Breaks Ground on $38.1 Million Virginia Truck Factory Expansion

Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks North America announced that it broke ground on a $38.1 million expansion of its New River Valley truck assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia.

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September 28, 2015

Volvo’s North American Deliveries Rise 13% in August

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Volvo Group’s North American truck deliveries rose 13% in August from the same month last year, the company reported Sept. 17.

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September 17, 2015

Volvo Demonstrates Adaptive Loading System

Jonathan S. Reiskin for Transport Topics

HEYBURN, Idaho  — Volvo Trucks rolled out a drivetrain system that management hopes will give the company a larger presence among liquid and bulk haulers, regional distribution carriers and trucking companies that often deal with diminishing loads or empty backhauls.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
August 21, 2015

Volvo’s North American Deliveries Rise 1% in July

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Volvo Group’s North American truck deliveries rose 1% in July from the same month last year, the company reported Aug. 20.

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August 19, 2015