Volvo Trucks

A summer weekend read for gearheads

| June 24, 2011

The technology for air-to-air coolers and auxilliary power units was invaluable for making cleaner running engines and saving fuel.

Decorated Volvos to ride for Memorial Day

| May 27, 2011

Two Volvo trucks, a commemoratively-wrapped VNL 760 and an patriotically-adorned VHD pickup, will ride to Washington, D.C., for Memorial Day.

Braving the storm — two haulers’ Birmingham tornado stories

| April 29, 2011

"I just spent all day yesterday cleaning up tornado damage," Overdrive Trucker of the Year Dan Heister told me this morning. Heister (pictured) was loaded heading south on I-65 bound for Saginaw, Ala., Wednesday afternoon, when ...

‘Something new every day': Meeting Phil and Diane Madsen

| April 14, 2011

Phil and Diane Madsen haul expedited in this 2006 Volvo with 132-inch ARI sleeper and 16-foot box. Over the past several years, I've called on the pair several different times for perspective on all manner ...

Fifth wheel system

| February 28, 2011

Volvo Trucks offers a new fifth wheel option, which is installed directly into a truck’s frame. The smaller, lighter design preserves ride and drive quality and weighs 165 pounds, 100 pounds less than current standard-duty ...

Trucker of the Year 2011

Todd Dills | February 01, 2011

When the housing market collapsed, Dan Heister learned how quickly flatbed could go sour — and what it would take to keep his head above water.

Custom Volvo Class 8 VHD pickup makes splash

| December 09, 2010

Volvo Trucks is offering customers the experience of a lifetime at the company's New River Valley manufacturing plant in Dublin, Va., a little more interesting with the addition of a severe service model VHD built in modified ...

Meet the Fleet

Max Kvidera | November 01, 2010

Following ISO standards and aiming for 100 percent on-time deliveries help Everhart Trucking survive in auto-industry transportation.

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