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Volvo Delivers Its Millionth Volvo FH Truck

The Volvo FH 25 Year Special Edition features a Crimson Pearl paint job that harkens back to the original, but its 540-horsepower D13 Euro 6 engine and other features make it a thoroughly modern Volvo truck. (Photo courtesy of Volvo.)

Volvo recently manufactured its millionth FH truck, which the company presented to Gesuko, a specialist in refrigerated transport, at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hannover, Germany. This milestone happened to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the model’s introduction, and the truck features a Crimson Pearl paint colour that resembles that of the original release from 1993. Gesuko, based in Bad Hersfeld in Germany, is a long-time customer of the brand with a fleet made up entirely of Volvo vehicles.

“We have driven Volvo trucks since 1976 and have seen the continuous development of the Volvo FH,” says Marco Reinhard, owner and CEO of Gesuko. “We realised from the start that we had chosen a brand with the future in focus. We were not only convinced by the profitability focus of the Volvo FH through high-performing gearbox and engine systems, but the driver handling and safety also impressed us. It is a brilliant achievement by the engineers behind it.”

Volvo FH 25 Year Special Edition

The truck in question is a 4x2 tractor unit with a 3,700-millimetre wheelbase. It sports a Volvo D13 Euro 6 engine that produces 540 horsepower and 2,600 newton-metres of torque as well as an I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission. It features an Extra High Sleeper Cab, the Volvo Engine Brake (VEB+) high-efficiency braking system, and Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS). Safety features include adaptive cruise control, Driver Alert Support, Lane Keeping Support, forward collision warning and emergency braking, and a driver side airbag.

The 25 Year Special Edition highlights the history of the FH series, while also representing the many innovations Volvo has introduced over the years. “With the Volvo FH, we have repeatedly expanded the limits of what can be achieved and created new possibilities for profitable, efficient, safer transport with ever lower environmental impact,” says Claes Nilsson, president of Volvo Trucks. “Delivering the millionth Volvo FH to a loyal customer who has been with us for 25 years is a fantastic milestone on a fantastic journey.”

On this site you’ll find a large selection of used Volvo trucks for sale. Included in the Volvo FH range, you will also see numerous Euro 6 Volvo FH rucks.

Posted On 2 October 2018
Category: Truck and Trailer News
Tags : euro 6 sleeper trucks tractor units volvo
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