Tag Archives: Volvo Trucks

Hartshorne Group to represent Volvo Trucks at Convoy in the Park

Volvo Trucks will be represented at Convoy in the Park by dealership Hartshorne Group, which will use the two-day festival of all things trucks and driving at Donington Park to showcase the very best vehicles in use by its customers. The full Volvo range will be on display thanks to trucks in service at: • Collins Earthworks • B Taylor …

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Volvo launch 25th anniversary edition of the FH

To celebrate 25 years since the introduction of the FH in 1993 Volvo Trucks is releasing a limited edition Volvo FH 25 Year Special Edition. This will be available as an FH and FH 16, and is characterised by its distinctive exterior and interior design, and can be specced with state-of-the-art additional features. The special edition’s silver/grey and orange décor …

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Volvo launches first all-electric truck

Volvo Trucks has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric, which is designed for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications. The first trucks in the new Volvo FL Electric range are now entering regular operation with two customers in Gothenburg, the home of Volvo Trucks, with sales and series production of the …

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Transaid’s Volvo truck heads for Uganda

Volvo Trucks has handed over a used FH tractor unit to Transaid, which will soon be shipped to Uganda for use in the organisation’s Professional Driver Training Project. The presentation took place in January at Volvo’s Trade & Export Centre in Ely, where Chris Cann, Dealer & Fleet Sales Development Manager – Used Trucks, presented the 6×2 tractor unit to …

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Volvo to start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019

Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units going into operation with selected customers later this year. With the reduced noise and exhaust emissions of electric trucks, it could mean that more goods can be carried at night, meaning fewer trucks need to compete for road space during peak daytime hours, according to …

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Five-figure donation enables Transaid to expand road safety projects

International development organisation Transaid has received its biggest single donation in more than a decade from Volvo Trucks – £67,080 – that will help it to expand its current and future road safety projects in Africa. The donation came following an auction at Volvo UK’s 50th anniversary gala dinner which saw a top-of-the-range limited edition Ailsa gold FH16-750 auctioned for …

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Volvo launches FM and FH models powered by LNG

Volvo Trucks is introducing Euro 6-compliant FM and FH models that run on liquiefied natural gas (LNG) or biogas. The company says that these trucks offer the same performance, driveability and fuel consumption as Volvo’s diesel-powered models. Furthermore, the new trucks’ CO2 emissions are 20–100% lower compared with diesel, depending on choice of fuel. The new Volvo FH LNG and …

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LNG best alternative fuel for regional and long-haul transport operations, says Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks is intensifying its development of gas-powered trucks for heavy regional and long-haul operations, as it believes that liquefied natural gas (LNG) or biogas can be a competitive vehicle fuel with considerable environmental benefits. Replacing diesel with LNG or biogas could drastically reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from heavy trucks, Volvo add. Natural gas is a fossil fuel, but …

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