It’s a new concept, because it does several things at once. Technically, with the energy recovery turbine, backed up by a software strategy for the gearbox that is very comprehensive, I believe it’s a new concept in fuel-efficient trucks.
The difference is obvious. The driver feels the increased torque. With Turbo Compound it climbs hills differently, at lower engine revs, shifts later or not at all. It’s definitely noticeable.
This is Volvo FH with I-Save, Volvo Trucks’ most fuel-efficient truck to date. But how do you know that? Well, ask this guy. He put I-Save to the test on some of the most demanding roads in the Czech Republic. By combining the latest hardware and software, Volvo FH with I-Save can cut fuel costs […]
The driving experience today was very good, a much bigger surprise than I thought it would be. There’s quite a dramatic change between the non-Turbo Compound version and the new one. From the first press of the accelerator, once you start moving, the extra 300 Nm of torque is delivered straight away. It’s a new […]
Stand by. Here we go. Shooting. I’ve never done this before, fly two or three metres above the road. We need perfect synchronisation between everything. So it’s a constant variable the whole time to keep our guy in the air. – 50. Stop. We should stop. – Stop, stop, stop. It’s not a simple trick […]
The paraglider’s on the road. Can you pick him up? OK, let’s do it. OK, here we go. – Are you all right? – Yes. – There’s a tractor ahead. – Don’t slow down. Keep your speed. Great. It’s getting really steep now. I’m too close to the ground. – Faster, faster! – OK. Pick […]