Volvo Trucks - "Big in the USA"
Mid-American Trucking Show is the largest truck show in the U.S. At this
event drivers, fleet owners and trucking companies meet up for a few
intensive days to inspire each other. Of course Volvo Trucks were also in
place at the fair and visitors flocked around hybrid truck Mean Green. We
also took a look at a really homely truck - who would not want to have a
truck with its own shower and kitchen?
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2013 Volvo FH Series on the Road
With its new Volvo FH series, Volvo Trucks is pushing the envelope for what
a premium truck can offer. Fuel economy, reliability, ergonomics, superior
handling, active and passive safety, and time-saving features. The Volvo FH
is a truck built with the driver in mind and with the focus on improving
the haulage firm's profitability. There is no doubt that fuel economy is
one of the highest priorities for haulage firms today. So it was naturally
also in firm focus during the development of the new Volvo FH. The already
fuel-efficient Euro 5 driveline is now even more economical. At the same
time, Volvo's first Euro 6 engine sees the light of day, significantly
reducing emissions. Moreover, the new I-See function makes it possible to
cut fuel consumption still further -- by up to 5 percent. And in autumn
2013 a new driveline will be launched, Volvo I-Torque, setting a new
technological benchmark and delivering even lower fuel consumption and
further improved driveability: features that will benefit both haulage firm
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Volvo 'Vision 2020' concept truck
Volvo publicity video for their 'Vision 2020' concept truck, designed to
drive automatically in convoy (also known as 'platooning'). For
second-hand Volvo trucks, visit
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NEW MAN TGX Euro 6 Engine
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Volvo Trucks - FH16 750 vs. F16 470 - Brian's Truck Report (E02)
Renowned truck journalist Brian Weatherley puts a Volvo F16 470 from 1987
head-to-head with the new Volvo FH16 750, in a haulage challenge up one of
Sweden's toughest ascents - the so called Gothenburg hill located just
outside Jönköping, Sweden - just to find out what has really changed in
The new Scania R-series, Living in the cab
Scania now launches a great number of improvements in comfort, storage
possibilities and other smart solutions that make life on the roads easier.
For more information: http://www.scania.com/New-R-series
All new Volvo FH16 750
The Volvo FH16 is now available with 750 hp and 3550 Nm to handle the
heaviest and most demanding transport assignments. It will reach the market
just in time to celebrate the 16-litre engine's 25th anniversary. 1987 saw
the introduction of the Volvo F16 with Volvo's first-ever 16-litre engine,
producing 470 hp. Since then, market needs have driven the development
towards increasingly powerful trucks.