Volvo unveiled its newly improved VNX model Wednesday, its first redesign of the heavy-haul truck since it was introduced at the Mid-America Trucking Show back in 2013.
Volvo will begin selling battery-electric delivery trucks in Europe next year with North American models to follow as the Swedish truck giant embraces electrification.
Keith Brandis of Volvo Trucks shares his views on Tesla, autonomous vehicles, platooning and the threat of diesel bans facing the trucking industry.
Volvo’s new VNL Class 8 trucks prove to be comfortable, powerful and efficient entrants in the semi-tractor market.
Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America, talked to Trucks.com about Volvo’s new models, self-driving trucks and the future of trucking powertrain technology.
Volvo Trucks unveiled the latest model of its Volvo VNL semi-truck Monday, the first full redesign of the trucking industry mainstay since its introduction in 1996.
Volvo’s self-driving work truck program in Sweden is paving the way for future vocational applications.
With an eye to changing patterns of commerce, Volvo Trucks North America and Navistar’s International division both unveiled regional semi-truck models for the North American Market at ExpoCam, Canada’s largest truck trade show.
California traffic officials and Volvo demonstrated automated platoon technology along a busy stretch of Los Angeles freeway by syncing three digitally-connected semi-trucks at highway speeds with just 50 feet of separation between them.
Volvo Trucks announced a new hybrid big-rig system expected to improve fuel savings and cut CO2 emissions by 30 percent. Other manufacturers plan electric and fuel-cell big rigs.
Volvo Trucks North America is recalling more than 6,000 vehicles because the brake system on the vehicle can become contaminated, increasing the risk of a crash.