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 […]
Our latest Volvo FH truck drives the Helsinki – Kuopio route. It works long hours over three shifts, six days a week. That means one night of rest per week. Our main focus is the food industry. I am Antti Airaksinen, CEO at Kuljetusliike Antti Airaksinen Oy. Fuel economy is significant for us, as we […]
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 […]
CAROLYN: SAY A MAN WAS KILLED ON THE HIGHWAY — DIXIE HIGHWAY. INVESTIGATORS SAY THE MAN WAS SITTING IN THE ROAD AND WAS STRUCK A PICKUP TRUCK. NO CHARGES EXPECTED.
The Institute is releasing new crash-test results of a group of 13 small SUVs. These results indicate how well these vehicles would protect you in a crash where only a small portion of the front end of the vehicle is involved. These small overlap crashes are responsible for about twenty-five percent of the serious injuries […]
The reason I am at this cockeyed angle is that we are at a spot on the Needles Highway just… …maybe a mile in where it goes to a one-lane, stone tunnel. And a charter bus is trying… …to get through here. And I just had to get video of this…because I-I cannot imagine this… […]
HANNA: NEW THIS MIDDAY– TRAFFIC ALONG HIGHWAY 20 WEST OF MOVILLE IS MOVING SLOWLY AFTER TWO TRUCKS CRASHED INTO EACH OTHER AND THEN BURST INTO FLAMES.. CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO.. SHORTLY BEFORE 9 OCLOCK THIS MORNING- EMERGENCY CREWS WERE CALLED TO A VEHICLE FIRE JUST A FEW MILES WEST OF MOVILLE.. A WITNESS ON SCENE […]
I’m Calmmm… What’s wrong right now? Why? What are you doing there? She is so stupid! I don’t signal for just for fun! Man, that’s pissing me off real good again… Ouch! *honks* For fucks sake! You stupid idiot! Dude! Is somewhere a loose screw of yours?! *groan* They almost forced me off the road… […]