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London calling for city safety

London has made eliminating road accidents a top priority. Under one draft proposal, all heavy-goods vehicles over 12 tonnes will need a safety permit to operate in the city from 2020. And other cities are taking notice....

The power of numbers

Dutch company Schenk Tanktransport are reaping the benefits of operating Volvo lightweight trucks in an increasingly competitive market....

Connected safety

The Connected Safety technology alerts drivers to upcoming hazards. By picking up warnings from other vehicles, it allows drivers to act on danger even when it is out of their field of view....

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Heating Iceland

In Iceland, haulier Jón og Margeir EHF is involved in an ambitious geothermal project that ensures that the country’s inhabitants have hot water for domestic heating. Its Volvo FHs with 38 metre cranes have proved especially useful for the ...

Increased comfort with dual batteries

Volvo Trucks’ new dual battery system can ensure sufficient power for all in-cab functions and secure startability the next morning....

Engines revived

At the plant in Flen, worn-out engines for heavy-duty trucks are given a new lease of life. After remanufacturing, they are as good as new and the process has less impact on the environment....

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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