Volvo Trucks

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

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 of topics, from truck maintenance/warranty issues to unique hauls to examples of the many owner-operators out there taking to the web to write and publish. I profiled Phil as part of the "Trucker webmasters" piece in the September 2010 edition ...

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Fifth wheel system

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 fifth wheel systems. It can handle a vertical load of 50,000 pounds and a drawbar pull of 150,000 pounds. VOLVO, volvotrucks.us.com

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Trucker of the Year 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.

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Custom Volvo Class 8 VHD pickup makes splash

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 pickup truck form. The bright orange, one-of-a-kind Volvo VHD chassis has a full-size crew cab and a pickup bed.  The four-door, five-seat vehicle is powered by an EPA 2010-certified 500-hp Volvo D13 engine and features an I-Shift transmission. It was designed and ...

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Meet the Fleet

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

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Arrow Truck Sales’ winner named

Robert Snyder was announced as winner of Arrow’s Back On The Road 2010 campaign.

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