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 […]
This is how the new D13TC works. Air flows through the engine and into the cylinder. Injectors spray fuel into the compressed air, causing it to ignite. The piston’s patented wave-shaped interior guides the flame back to the centre of the cylinder for a concentrated and efficient burn. The hot exhaust flows out of the […]
Volvo Trucks is now introducing its most fuel-efficient long-haul solution to date, Volvo FH with I-Save. Running a successful haulage company means handling rising numbers of deliveries, tighter margins, while striving for minimal environmental impact. Fuel efficiency is crucial. Volvo FH with I-Save combines several features to provide high productivity and cuts fuel costs by […]