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  • A Volvo electric truck must perform perfectly in any type of climate. To ensure this happens, we test our trucks in extreme weather conditions, such as the snowy cold winter nights in Arjeplog near the Arctic Circle in the north of Sweden.

  • Now the first independent energy efficiency test with a fully loaded heavy-duty electric Volvo truck has been done in Germany. The electric truck exceeded its official range and used 50% less energy than its diesel counterpart.

  • Busy, congested city streets can be a nightmare for truck drivers. Not only are they sharing narrower, tighter spaces with more motorists, they also have to watch for cyclists and pedestrians – some of whom can be oblivious to the truck’s movements.

  • Whether its city streets, highways or construction sites, good visibility is vital for truck drivers. The Volvo FM can be equipped with up to eight cameras, with up to four views on display at any one time, ensuring a high degree of visibility in any situation.

  • At bulk transport and tanker specialists Nijhof-Wassink in the Netherlands, everything revolves around efficient transport. But that's not the whole picture. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is also deeply rooted in Nijhof-Wassink's DNA. This leads to a continuous balancing between load capacity, load efficiency and fuel and related CO2 savings. The combination of both the lightest possible equipment and the best aerodynamic features and options is crucial.

  • Volvo Trucks’ gas-powered Volvo FH LNG and Volvo FM LNG offer a way for companies working with regional and long-haul truck transports to make a smooth transition to more sustainable transport. They deliver the same performance as diesel trucks but with lower emissions and can run on 100% biofuel.

  • Volvo Trucks’ ground-breaking automated transmission celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2021. To this day, it continues to evolve and remains a benchmark for the industry. But what are the secrets behind its worldwide success?

  • Take a closer look at I-Shift’s innovative journey and see how it has benefitted Volvo Trucks’ customers over the past 20 years.

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    03/08/2021 4 min read 4 min read

    We are Volvo Trucks! 

    International Women's Day is a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. For March 8, we highlight the achievements of all the women in Volvo Trucks and in the entire automotive industry. We asked 8 of our top leaders to share views about their roles in Volvo Trucks and what career tips they would give to other women professionals.

  • In a great power test, a Volvo FH16 featuring the I-Shift with crawler gears manages to haul a 300-metre long container train, weighing 750 tonnes, from standstill.

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