Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo says run DME

Volvo Trucks North America this week unveiled a "new" alternative fuel for heavy-duty commerical trucks. Here are some technical aspects.

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My MATS Mash-up

Another Mid-America Trucking Show is in the books and things are quiet for the moment while the trucking industry catches its collective breath. There’ll be more big news coming soon – I’ll be in Germany this time next month to get an up-close look at the new Detroit automatic transmission. But in the meantime, let’s sift through the confetti and see what we learned in Louisville last week. Our industry has a hangover I’m talking about the ...

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IRT star promoting Volvo’s Worldtrucker app/website

Lisa Kelly, star of TV’s "Ice Road Truckers" and "IRT: Deadliest Roads," will appear in the Worldtrucker segment of the Volvo Trucks booth during the Mid-America Trucking Show. Kelly on Thursday unveiled the new Worldtrucker smartphone app and website during the show in Louisville, Ky. The website and smartphone app, available for iPhone and Android platforms, enable truck drivers to connect and share experiences from their lives on the road. As the global ambassador for Worldtrucker, Lisa ...

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Volvo names new NA president

Volvo Trucks today announced that effective Oct. 1, 2012, Göran Nyberg has been appointed president of North American Sales & Marketing.

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LogBook

FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

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Volvo Trucks plans 13-liter LNG engine for 2014

Volvo's new LNG engine will round out a complete range of natural gas-powered offerings.

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Driver lounge horror stories

I spent part of today at the Orlando Volvo truck dealership and was able to avoid a long sit in the driver's lounge. Yes!

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The Orlando mechanic delivers

Visiting the Orlando Volvo trucks dealer for the first time, we are pleasantly surprised.

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One-stop load and skipping vacation for truck maintenance

Finally free of a multi-stop load, we are preparing to visit a Florida Volvo truck dealer for the first time.

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Volvo unveils new drivetrain packages

Volvo announced two new XE drivetrain packages for its 16-liter D16 engine.

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