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  1. April preliminary truck orders fall from March but still up over last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Trucker

    FTR reported that North American Class 8 orders for the past 12 months have now totaled 368,000 units. Pictured is the Volvo VNL 760 sleeper.

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  2. Global Medium-Heavy Commercial Vehicle Market Outlook 2018-2025Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | BroadcastNewsroom

    Global medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks sales grew 29% in 2017 from 2016 because of 62.8% year-on-year growth in In 2017, HD trucks sales share increased by 5.5% to 66.6% of global MD-HD trucks sales. This was a reversal of the trend of growing share of MD trucks in the past few years on account of recovery of HD truck demand in HD markets of market growth, which resulted in MD-HD truck sales touching record levels of 1.45 million units in 2017 with recovery in manufacturing, rapid infrastructure building activities, implementation of anti-loading regulations, as well as China V emission standards.

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  3. Global Medium-Heavy Commercial Vehicle Market Outlook, 2018Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2018 | BroadcastNewsroom

    In 2017, HD trucks sales share increased by 5.5% to 66.6% of global MD-HD trucks sales. This was a reversal of the trend of growing share of MD trucks in the past few years on account of recovery of HD truck demand in HD markets of market growth, which resulted in MD-HD truck sales touching record levels of 1.45 million units in 2017 with recovery in manufacturing, rapid infrastructure building activities, implementation of anti-loading regulations, as well as China V emission standards.

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  4. Volvo targets heavy haul with new VNXRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2018 | Trailer/Body Builders

    On a day appropriately punctuated with snow flurries, Volvo hosted a press event to introduce its new VNX heavy-haul tractor . But, given the work-specific nature of both, specialty trailers and truck bodies were also featured much more prominently than on a typical truck showcase.

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  5. Volvo debuts - rugged yet refined' new VNX series for heavy-haul applicationsRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2018 | Trucker

    Volvo Trucks has debuted what it calls a "rugged, yet refined" new VNX series built specifically for the needs of heavy-haul trucking operations. Available with up to 605 horsepower and 2,050 lb.-ft.

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  6. 'Significant' upward revision of Class 8 sales to come: VolvoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Trailer/Body Builders

    DUBLIN, VA. Magnus Koeck, vice president of marketing and brand management for Volvo Trucks North America , said the OEM is sticking by its projection that North American Class 8 sales will total 280,000 units in 2018.

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  7. February figures show Class 8 sales continue to surge in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Trucker

    An FTR official said the Class 8 market remains "red-hot" and that the capacity crunch is transforming into a capacity crisis and many fleets of all sizes, in all markets, across the country are scrambling to add trucks as fast as they can. Pictured is the Volvo VNL 760.

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  8. Volvo Trucks Brings World's Largest Unboxing and New VNL Series to the "Big Apple"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Digital Pro Sound

    Volvo Trucks North America delivered its newest truck, the VNL 760, and its record-breaking unboxing video, to one of the most commercially vibrant hubs in the world, Times Square, in the heart of New... /PRNewswire/ -- At the nation's unofficial kick-off to 2018, Volvo Trucks shared its most recent viral video featuring 3-year-old unboxing the new Volvo VNL 760 long-haul tractor with revelers in Times Square via a new digital billboard. The new "VNL Unboxing," Volvo's most successful North American video to date with more than 26 million online views, was shared with an additional one million people when the ball dropped to welcome in 2018.

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  9. Uber Will Put Nvidia Under the Hood of its Autonomous CarsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2018 | Design News

    ... vehicles into XC90 model SUVs as part of a pilot program. Factor in that Otto's initial tests were done using Volvo VNL 780 trucks and it would seem the new partnership between Uber and Nvidia was likely a matter of matchmaking. ("Uber, you should ...

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  10. China's Geely to Buy Stake in Volvo TrucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Volvo Trucks North America executives pose with a VNL tractor at the truck's launch earlier this year. Photo: Jack Roberts A busy year in trucking refuses to go out with a whimper, as new reports broke Wednesday that China's Geely Holding is buying an 8.2% stake in Volvo Trucks.

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  11. Volvo Trucks Expands Presence in Growing Mexican MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    The Mexican truck market has grown to 25,000 - 27,000 annual sales per year, according to Volvo, putting it on par with Canada and positioning it as one of the largest truck markets globally. As a result, Volvo is expanding its presence in the country, officially launching the new VNL and for the first time, adding the VNR regional haul and VAH auto hauler truck models to the Mexican market.

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  12. Volvo, Mack introduce trucks for Mexican marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Trucker

    Volvo Trucks Wednesday said it was "invigorating" the Mexican regional haul market with the debut of the regional haul VNR series and also introduced the VNL series to the Mexican market. "Introducing the new VNR series in Mexico marks a giant leap forward for the market, which has historically lagged when it comes to equipment technology," said Gran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America.

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  13. Volvo expands product lineup in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    During his opening comments at Volvo's press conference during Expo Transporte, Magnus Koeck, vice president of marketing and brand management, acknowledged the company "hasn't done that fantastic lately" in Mexico. However, he said that was about to change with the updated VNL series, as well as two models previously not offered south of the border.

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  14. Volvo announces 2018 forecast, expands product line in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Truck News

    Volvo Group for the first time announced its projections for 2018 Class 8 retail sales, with a bullish projection of 260,000 retail sales expected in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. That's coming off an anticipated 235,000 units this year, and Magnus Koeck, vice-president of brand management and marketing for Volvo Trucks North America, said during a press conference at ExpoTransporte that next year's estimate could be conservative.

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  15. Volvo Trucks outlines supported ELD solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    U.S. and Canadian Volvo truck owners have factory-equipment-supported solutions for electronic logging device compliance, and available options cover new models like the VNL 760 as well as legacy products. Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada have factory-equipment-supported solutions for complying with the impending electronic logging device mandate taking effect Dec. 18, the truck manufacturer said.

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  16. Volvo Trucks details its solutions for ELD complianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Trucker

    Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada now have supported solutions for complying with the ELD mandate with a range of options from the new VNR and VNL series, including the VNL 760 , to legacy products like the VNL 670. Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada now have supported solutions for complying with the impending electronic logging device mandate, which goes into effect December 18. Depending on engine, emissions level, and associated onboard hardware, Volvo owners can utilize Volvo's integrated connected vehicle hardware to access services through Telogis Inc., a Verizon Company, or they can use a plug-in Geotab telematics device to connect with their compliance services.

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  17. NACV shows trucks without drivers won't happen anytime soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    Concern over the future of truck driving jobs are frequently cited by labor unions and other groups when discussing the possibility of self-driving trucks. It is a key reason legislation moving through Congress to promote the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles does not include commercial vehicles.

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  18. Home away from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Truck News

    Truck manufacturers have discovered that the way to their fleet customers' wallets is through driver acceptance, and one result of this new driver-centric approach to truck design is sleeper cabs that are designed for living - not just sleeping. As the OEMs have refreshed their highway truck product lines, they've each emphasized the importance of driver acceptance and have even, in many cases, changed how they refer to the sleeper.

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  19. A Good Time for Mack: Orders Surge 73% in Third QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Transport Topics

    ... Navistar and Volvo Trucks. According to Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt, the launch of the Volvo VNL series and the Mack Anthem mark "the biggest upgrade of our North American truck range in 20 years." While Stifel said Volvo's ...

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  20. For drivers, no detail is too small when looking at new modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    As much as truck makers tout improved fuel economy and technology when showing off their latest models, it's the smaller details that catch the eyes of drivers. Michela Fahey takes a look at one of Volvo's 2018 trucks at Jubitz Truck Stop in Portland, OR.

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