Volvo Trucks – New safety features designed to save lives

An accident is something every driver wants to avoid, and yet thousands of traffic accidents happen every day. Driving means dealing with unexpected situations, and something as simple as a wet road or a few moments of inattention can lead to huge risks. Now Volvo Trucks is releasing two new features designed to save lives. […]

Volvo Trucks – Debunking the LNG myths

We’re here today to dispel some of the myths surrounding LNG, liquefied natural gas, and who better to do that with me than Volvo Trucks’ safety director, Carl Johan Almqvist. – Welcome. – Thank you. Pleasure to be here. Now, let’s have a look here. I’m going to take some pure normal drinking water, pour […]

Volvo Trucks – Tyre pressure monitoring explained

The Tyre Pressure Monitoring System helps the driver to keep full track of tyre pressures. That is done via sensors that are attached to the wheels. 30 seconds after starting the engine, the pressure levels show up in the display. They can be consulted in the TPM menu. In that TPM menu, you can scroll […]

Volvo Trucks – Introducing our new gas-powered trucks that can reduce CO2 emissions by 20-100%

Until now, no gas-powered vehicle on the market has been able to match the power of a Volvo FH. Enter the Volvo FH LNG. The first Volvo 460 horsepower truck powered by liquefied natural gas. It delivers the same high performance driveability and fuel efficiency as a regular Volvo FH. Even on steep hill climbs. […]

Volvo Trucks – Growing business with gas-powered trucks – Meet our customer: Transnugon

The gas truck is clearly the future. It’s already a reality today, and we are an example that it’s possible. MEET OUR CUSTOMER TRANSNUGON – SPAIN We started investing in gas trucks for economic reasons. When we started, diesel was really expensive. And gas is competitive in terms of cost. 99% of our cargo is […]

Volvo Trucks – Volvo Trucks vs 750 Tonnes: An extreme heavy haulage challenge

Have you ever wondered how much weight a truck can pull? Well, today we’re gonna make it or break it. Former holder of the world’s strongest man title Swede Magnus Samuelsson sets out to break new heavy weight records. Yet this time he’ll have the help of a Volvo FH16 truck and a new I-Shift […]

Volvo Trucks – One Minute about I-Shift with crawler gears

I-Shift with crawler gears is great news for truck operators carrying heavy loads in demanding situations. It provides a unique startability from standstill with loads of up to 325 tons. It also helps truck operators to drive at speeds as low as 0.5 km per hour. This is a huge help when performing precision manoeuvres. […]

Volvo Trucks – Volvo Trucks provides autonomous limestone transport in Norway

Volvo Trucks’ assignment here in Brønnøy, Norway, is to take over the transportation of extracted limestone from the open pit to a crusher, using six autonomous FH16 trucks that operate both day and night. A boat is waiting by the crusher and needs to leave with a full load of limestone. We need to do […]