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 truck is about to face one of its toughest tests we’ve put the Volvo FMX in the hands of four-year-old Sophie she got to drive it with a remote control the challenge the truck we filled the site with all sorts of obstacles let’s see how well the truck copes on the track a […]
THE RTX1250i2 UTILITY TRACTOR FROM VERMEER IS AN EVOLUTION IN UTILITY INSTALLATION EQUIPMENT. THIS INTELLIGENT TRACTOR DELIVERS SEVERAL PRODUCTIVITY ADVANTAGES. A SMART FEATURE THAT IDENTIFIES THE IDEAL OPERATING RANGE AND GROUND SPEED FOR THE REAR ATTACHMENT BEING USED TO HELP OPTIMIZE MACHINE PERFORMANCE. SPEAKING OF ATTACHMENTS. VERMEER HAS MADE IT MORE CONVENIENT TO RECONFIGURE THE […]
Welcome to a connected future, a world where 50 billion devices are able to communicate with each other. Trucks are no exception. Thanks to connectivity, zero unplanned stops are now everyday life for truck drivers and haulage owners worldwide. The vehicle has become an intelligent business partner, able to think for itself and do everything […]
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 […]
I´m gonna walk up. Then I stop there and I drive it. Left and right, back and forwards. Volvo FMX is the toughest truck we ever built Now with Automatic Traction Control The test was carried out by professionals in a closed-off area Sophie and the rest of the crew were kept at a safe […]