|VOLVO TRUCKS ACHIEVES RECORD NORTH AMERICAN RESULTS IN 2015|
| ||Volvo Trucks North America posted record results achieving all-time highs in 2015 for U.S., Canada and NAFTA Class 8 retail sales. In addition to its strong market performance, Volvo also achieved record penetration levels for Volvo power, I-Shift automated manual transmissions and XE eXceptional Efficiency powertrain packages.
Volvo U.S. retail market share was a record 12.4 percent in 2015, 0.4 percentage points higher than in 2014, with a retail volume of 30,930 vehicles compared with 26,5...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO TRUCKS TO AGAIN SPONSOR AMERICA'S ROAD TEAM IN 2015|
| ||Volvo Trucks will continue its sponsorship of America's Road Team, serving as the sole sponsor of the premier trucking industry safety outreach program.
As part of its support, Volvo will donate a 2015 Volvo VNL 780 model for use by the America's Road Team program. Gӧran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North American Sales and Marketing, made the announcement at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, California.
'Volvo Trucks is proud to again...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO TRUCKS MODIFIES NORTH AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE FUELS PLAN|
| ||Adapting to the pace of the North American alternative fuel market, Volvo Trucks has put on hold plans to launch its own compression ignition liquefied natural gas (LNG) engine for North America. Field testing of Volvo's dimethyl ether (DME)-powered vehicles will continue, and the company will continue to offer spark-ignited natural gas engines in its VNM and VNL models.
Development of the natural gas infrastructure to support long-haul trucking has been modest over the last year, and the n...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE TRACK AT NEW RIVER VALLEY PLANT|
| ||Volvo's New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Va. recently welcomed Volvo Trucks dealers and fleet representatives for a sneak-peek at the construction of a Customer Experience Track, set to open during the third quarter of 2014. The track will feature a 1.1-mile paved road course and an off-highway area, allowing Volvo to showcase its entire Class 8 lineup during customer tours and other events.
'Customers visit our plant nearly every day to see their trucks being built and experi...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO TRUCKS CONTINUES TO INVEST IN SERVICE TECHNICIAN TRAINING|
|Volvo Trucks in North America is pleased to announce Zachary Ramirez, a student enrolled in WyoTech's Diesel Advanced Technology Education (DATE) for Volvo Trucks program in Blairsville, Pa., as the recipient of an $8,700 Volvo Trucks DATE scholarship. Volvo Trucks' focus on technician training has also led to a 2013 Excellence in Learning Award from the Brandon Hall Group, which awarded Volvo Trucks Academy for its VistaTech service technician certification program.
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