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2 June 2021
The Volvo FH LNG uses small amounts of diesel to initiate ignition of the air-fuel mixture, helping its G13C engine deliver 460 horsepower and 2,300 newton-metres of torque, the same as the truck's diesel-only counterpart.
27 May 2021
The cleaning and grounds equipment manufacturer replaced a van with the FL in order to accommodate some of its newer, larger machines.
26 May 2021
Each year, Volvo Trucks honors the dealer that has demonstrated the highest level of performance in all areas of operation, including especially customer service.
21 May 2021
“They are tried and tested trucks, incredibly reliable, and we know they can do the job we require,” says co-owner Ken Martin, “which is why we keep renewing with them.”
12 May 2021
Volvo says the FH with I-Save consumes up to 10% less fuel, which will save the West Yorkshire firm a pretty penny in its long-haul operations.
6 May 2021
After not having run Volvos for more than a decade, the FH’s fuel economy and high uptime won the logistics firm over.
4 May 2021
Cellcentric’s goal is to start with customer tests of fuel-cell trucks in about three years and to be in series production of the trucks during the second half of this decade.
30 April 2021
The Melksham haulier specified the FH for long-haul work and will send it across Europe, often for two weeks at a time.
27 April 2021
The new 6x2 460-horsepower (343-kilowatt) tractor unit is a Volvo FH Lite with a pusher axle that can be lifted to save fuel.
20 April 2021
ISM Waste’s new truck has taken over the firm’s weekly cleanup of the street near its waste transfer station and does some local hire work, as well.
31 March 2021
The firm reports that the FL is a big step up from its previous vehicle, both in terms of its payload capacity and its fuel efficiency.
22 March 2021
“We’re Volvo through and through; we started out with an FL10 and they have always been our primary manufacturer of choice,” says co-owner Dalvinder Singh Boparai.
19 March 2021
The Swedish truck maker says it has sold more than 1 million trucks with the technology worldwide.
16 March 2021
Stewarts expects the vehicles to work seven days a week and travel roughly 160,000 kilometres each year, working alongside 30 other Volvos.
11 March 2021
The haulier already numbers 50 FH I-Save tractor units in its fleet, and says the fuel-sipping trucks have quickly become their most fuel-efficient 44-tonners.
3 March 2021
The FH 460 LNG delivers the same performance as its diesel counterpart but produces 20% less carbon dioxide emissions thanks to its unique G13C engine.
26 February 2021
The truck will travel along a 150-kilometre, one-way route between DHL terminals in Gothenburg and Jönköping, expanding Volvo’s zero-emissions testing from local to regional distribution.
24 February 2021
The firm opted for the 500-horsepower engine in the new trucks and reports that “the drivers absolutely love them.”
18 February 2021
The trucks will enter the 8,000-vehicle fleet of Girteka Logistics, a full truck load (FTL) transportation specialist based in Lithuania, over the course of this year.
17 February 2021
The 6x2 tractor units will work at Armstrong’s three logistics centres in Doncaster, Hinkley, and Lutterworth, and they’ll top off their 155-kilogram LNG tanks at a Gasrec refuelling station at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal.
11 February 2021
The haulier spent a year comparing the fuel economy of various brands of trucks in its mixed fleet to find that its Volvo FH trucks with I-Save used as much as 10% less fuel than similar trucks from other manufacturers.
3 February 2021
A.J. Ostridge Transport, a haulage contractor based in Maldon, bolstered its 20-vehicle fleet with the purchase and already has a 6x2 Volvo FM rigid making deliveries from Carr’s Flour Mills.
27 January 2021
Volvo consulted with both emergency service providers and bodybuilders when designing the new cab to ensure it had all of the features necessary to properly serve the industry.
27 January 2021
Folsana Pressed Sections’ Volvo FM12 recently passed the 16-year mark, and after covering nearly one million kilometres, the firm has invested in a new Volvo FH 6x2 Globetrotter XL pusher axle tractor unit.
19 January 2021
Truck and Bus Wales and West helped the firm spec an FH Lite that was up to 490 kilograms lighter than a standard FH 6x2.

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