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Enchanting – but challenging

Utajärvi, Finland: an enchanting place to be – but a challenging place to work. Imagine collecting timber in minus 40 celsius, deep in snowy woods. And then transporting the 48-tonne load in extreme driving conditions, including temporary icy roads ...

The core components of automation

Automation is rapidly opening doors to new highly-advanced transport solutions that until quite recently were simply inconceivable. Yet most of the technology that makes these ideas possible is already available today....

Pushing Limits

Volvo Trucks’ new VNL and VNR models feature the latest in vehicle technology and driver comfort. They are also built in a factory that sets the standard for environmental care....

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On the “road” in Siberia

In the heart of Siberia, wildlife abounds, yet roads are poor and sometimes non-existent. Here, an off-road Volvo truck helps Nikolai Goncharov to stay safe and make a living....

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....

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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