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Investing in gas for the future

More than 25 per cent of Transnugon’s trucks are gas-powered. Managing Director Pablo Bordils Montero sees many advantages – both in terms of fuel costs and opportunities to find new customers. “Our goal is to have a fleet of only gas trucks, with ...

Eco enterprise

In the isolated province of Cuneo, Italian pet food producer Monge & C Spa has built an international business from an eco-cycle economy. Trucks are playing an important part, enabling efficient deliveries to 8,000 Italian customers....

Gas – the road ahead

With the new gas-powered engine, the challenge for Volvo Trucks engineers was to develop a new driveline that could reduce CO2 emissions immediately, offer customers the same high performance as diesel and be a viable solution for the future. The ...

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The Volvo Trucks’ view on automation

Volvo’s pioneering work with truck automation started over twenty years ago. As a vast range of new technology continues to drive the industry forward, the needs of Volvo customers always stand at the centre. We met some of the Gothenburg-based Volvo ...

Cool deliveries

Twenty years ago, Mark Clare bought a milk run and started up his business with just one truck. Today, his company is considered one of the number one providers of frozen and temperature controlled goods in Ireland....

Taking the right turn

The tortuous Tizi n’Tichka pass in Morocco’s High Atlas mountain chain can spark a mixture of emotions in any driver. Yet for truck driver Omar Ait Mbarek, the road is his home and office....

Volvo Trucks TV

One minute – Active safety

New technology is enabling increasingly sophisticated active safety systems to be installed in heavy trucks. By helping drivers to prevent accidents, these systems are saving lives and making our roads safer for everyone....

One minute – Visibility

In traffic limited visibility compromises safety, both for drivers and other road users. This is why Volvo Trucks designs its cabs to minimise distractions and offer maximum visibility. Features includes extra large windows, slim designs for ...

One minute – I-Shift Dual Clutch

Volvo Trucks’ I-Shift Dual Clutch enables seamless gear changes, using sports car technology that is totally unique in the heavy trucks market. When conditions demand a lot of shifting, this gearbox really comes into its own. In fact, the heavier the ...

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