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2012-05-29
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The Volvo Group announced plans to launch a 13-L liquefied natural gas (LNG) engine within the Volvo brand for the North American market in 2014. The new engine will complement the group’s previously announced compressed natural gas (CNG)-equipped Volvo VNM and VNL daycab models, which employ Cummins Westport engines.
2012-07-18
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In 2013, Volvo Trucks plans to release Telematics Gateway, a new software-based system that enables service technicians to evaluate trucks while they are on the road. The system will be able to access a truck’s information, including diagnostic trouble codes and mileage, over a wireless connection.
2011-06-11
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Liquefied gas is the alternative fuel of choice for a new regional distribution truck from Volvo Trucks that can also fulfill long-haul requirements. The Volvo FM MethaneDiesel will launch initially in select European countries where sufficient infrastructure exists.
2009-05-01
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Following the revisions to the D16 16-L engine fitted to the Volvo FH16 truck to comply with the Euro-V emissions legislation, Volvo Trucks has announced changes to the remaining 7.0-, 11-, and 13-L engine ranges to meet Euro-V requirements.
2010-05-24
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Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) is becoming a reality for trucks under EPA 2010. Volvo Trucks and Detroit Diesel have chosen SCR to meet the EPA '10 regulations and to increase fuel efficiency at the same time. SCR technology supplied by Eberspächer helps companies achieve these goals.
2016-03-25
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Major powertrain enhancements by Volvo Trucks for its 2017 lineup include turbo compounding for the North American Volvo D13 engine; the introduction of Volvo I-Shift with Crawler Gears automated manual transmission; Volvo I-See predictive cruise control; and a one-box exhaust aftertreatment system.
2013-05-10
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Advanced insulation packages, solar reflective film, and other thermal-management technologies enable heavy vehicles to reduce idle climate control loads, as demonstrated by NREL's CoolCab project in collaboration with industry OEMs and suppliers.
2013-05-10
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Automated road trains such as the one demonstrated on a test track in Tsukuba City, Japan, help prove out new truck platooning technology for real-world use. Similar programs have been conducted in Europe and the U.S.
2013-04-15
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Following the launch of the Volvo FH at the IAA Show at Hanover last September, Volvo Trucks has launched a revised FM range at the U.K. CV Show, ahead of the start of production in September 2013.
2017-03-21
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With improvements in aerodynamics, rolling resistance and reduced weight, Volvo Trucks has developed and enhanced the Volvo Concept Truck that was first unveiled in 2016.
2017-07-24
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The new Volvo VNL series is the beneficiary of the truck maker's SuperTruck program, applying lessons learned and advanced technology to achieve an up to 7.5% improvement in fuel efficiency. Driver comfort and productivity, active and passive safety systems and enhanced vehicle uptime through over-the-air updates were other high priorities for engineers and designers of the next-generation long-haul tractor.
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