For the fourth consecutive year, the classic Volvo FH has been presented with the Lotus Award in the “Heavy Duty Truck of the Year” category. The Lotus Award is promoted by Brazilian magazine Frota&Cia and is the oldest award in the area of commercial transportation in Brazil.
"The Volvo FH 460 is the leader in its segment and has won over Brazilian carriers for its low fuel consumption and high performance and uptime levels," said Bernardo Fedalto, commercial director of Volvo Trucks in Brazil.
The classic Volvo FH received the award for the fourth consecutive year. In 2012, the prize went to the Volvo FH 460, while the Volvo FH 440 received the award in the three previous years.
All in all, 8,353 Volvo FH trucks were delivered in Brazil in 2012. The total number of Volvo trucks delivered in Latin America in the same year amounted to 19,164 trucks.
The Lotus Award
The Lotus Award is the longest-standing award in the area of commercial transportation in Brazil. The award is promoted by Brazilian magazine Frota&Cia and has been distributed every year for 20 years. The Lotus Award is given in 19 categories.
April 18, 2013
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