Volvo Trucks – Trekking deep into the Canadian wilderness – Drivers’ World (E09)

I would hate to think what would happen if we even just so much as had a flat tyre out here in the dark. And it’s just so much easier to be able to see what you’re doing than fighting with something that’s broke down in the middle of the night with a flashlight. My […]

Volvo Trucks – Back to the future in a metallic green Volvo FH16 750 – “Welcome to my cab – light”

Welcome to Michael Dahlin’s cab, a Volvo FH16 750 horsepower from 2017, featuring Volvo Dynamic Steering and I-Shift. The idea of having a vintage look from the 1980s on a modern truck really appealed to Michael, and you can see why. Those clean lines and retro colour scheme are taking us right back to the […]

2015 Volvo VNL670 Truck Tour

Hi, my name is Paul Jones. I’m at driver development here at Bison Transport. We are here today to look at our new 2015 Volvo Tractor Unit. Bison has been involved with Volvo for a number of years. And this is our latest addition for 2015. We’re going to begin our tour with our new […]

Volvo Trucks – Volvo FH roadtrain in the heart of trucking hell: Brian’s Truck Report (E03)

In this episode of “Brian’s Truck Report”, we’ve travelled down under. Together with my old mate Steve Brooks, editor-in-chief of Diesel Magazine, we’re setting out on a two-day journey into the Australian outback, to put the new Volvo FH to the test. A real trucking adventure! Ever since 1993, the Volvo FH has been an […]

Volvo Trucks – Seamless gear changes with the new I-Shift Dual Clutch

In 2014, Volvo Trucks introduces the new I-Shift Dual Clutch Gearbox. Dual clutch technology already exists in passenger cars. But Volvo Trucks is the first manufacturer in the world that has been able to adapt the system for heavy trucks. I-Shift Dual Clutch is our new powershift transmission. While driving in one gear, it’s possible […]

Volvo Trucks – One Minute about Tandem Axle Lift

Volvo Trucks Tandem Axle Lift is a revolutionary feature that allows for better turning radius and helps lower fuel consumption. When your truck is unloaded, you just push a button on the dashboard to disengage and raise the drive axle. As soon as the truck is loaded, the drive axle automatically lowers itself and engages […]

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 – Improving productivity with self-steering sugar-cane harvest truck

Brazil grows more sugar cane than any other country in the world. However, every year about four per cent of the crop is lost as young plants are run over and the soil is compacted by trucks and tractors. Today we have studies showing that productivity losses in the sugar-cane plantation if you trample the […]

Volvo Trucks – Defying the dangerous curves of the Moroccan Atlas Mountains – Driver’s World (E10)

The Atlas Mountains, Morocco It was here that my colleagues lost their lives aboard a tanker truck. That’s where it happened. It was right there. National Route 9 Tizi n’Tichka Pass The driver lost control of the tanker. The assistant fell all the way down but fuel poured over him and he caught fire. Truck […]