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January 23, 2018

Volvo: Electric Trucks Viable for Hauling Freight Here and Elsewhere

Sweden-based AB Volvo announced on Jan. 23 that it will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units entering service with select customers sometime this year – and the company's North American operations say they see a future for "electromobility" here as well.

October 3, 2017

Volvo Launches Natural Gas Trucks in Europe

Volvo Trucks has introduced two natural gas heavy-duty trucks to the European market that the OEM claims can cut CO2 emissions by 20% to 100%.

September 13, 2016

Volvo’s SuperTruck Exceeds EPA Freight Efficiency Goals

Volvo Trucks North America’s SuperTruck demonstration rig combined advanced aerodynamics, vehicle and powertrain technologies to achieve a freight efficiency improvement of 88%, averaging 12 mpg in road tests.

December 9, 2015

Volvo OKs Renewable Diesel for Its Engines

Volvo Trucks North America has approved the use of renewable biodiesel fuel for all of its engines after lab and road testing, the company announced.

October 30, 2015

NYC Beer Distributor Adds CNG Volvo Tractors

Manhattan Beer Distributors recently purchased 35 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Volvo VNM 200 model tractors for its New York City fleet.

June 23, 2015

Volvo Trucks Certifies Euro 5 Engines for HVO Fuel

Volvo Trucks announced that it has certified all of its Euro 5 engines for use with 100% Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil, a form of renewable diesel fuel.

September 30, 2014

Ohio Volvo Dealership Expands Natural Gas Servicing

The Young Truck Sales dealership Canton, Ohio, has increased its service capabilities with an expansion to its servicing department including an expanded capacity to service natural gas vehicles.

September 25, 2014

Discussing DME with Oberon Fuels Co-Founder Elliot Hicks

At this year’s Green Fleet Conference Elliot Hicks of Oberon Fuels will be part of a panel called Looking Ahead: Emerging Alternative Fuels & Powertrains where he will discuss DME as a sustainable, clean and efficient alternative to diesel.

June 11, 2013

Volvo Trucks to Commercialize Renewable Fuel for Heavy-Duty Trucks in North America

Volvo Trucks to be the first North American manufacturer to utilize Dimethyl ether (DME), a non-toxic, non-carcinogenic fuel that can be made from a variety of domestic, sustainable feedstocks.

December 19, 2011

Hybrid Truck Project Launches in Southern Calif.

DIAMOND BAR, CA -- The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is now working with Volvo, Capstone Turbine Corp. and Kenworth Truck Co. on a new commercial hybrid truck project. In November, AQMD approved $1.56 million to develop and demonstrate two hybrid trucks in partnership with the truck manufacturers.

July 25, 2011

Volvo Trucks Adds Factory-Installed NG Option for VNM Daycab

GREENSBORO, NC – Volvo Trucks North America said it recently delivered its first 10 natural gas-powered VNM daycabs to Talon Logistics Inc., the transportation division of Giant Eagle Inc.

June 7, 2011

Volvo Trucks to Introduce New Methane-Diesel Truck

GOTEBORG, SWEDEN – Volvo Trucks said it began accepting orders for its new Volvo FM MethaneDiesel truck on May 31 from customers in Europe. The truck runs on liquefied methane gas and diesel, and is suited for long and heavy transport applications.

January 5, 2010

Volvo Trucks Develops Dual-Fuel Engines in Europe

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN --- Volvo Trucks said it will be the first truck manufacturer with an efficient diesel engine fueled by a mixture of methane gas and diesel.

November 24, 2009

Volvo Trucks Upgrades Hybrid Refuse Truck

LONDON, U.K. --- Volvo Trucks is launching an upgrade of its hybrid refuse truck, Volvo Trucks Europe Division said.

May 10, 2008

Volvo Trucks' Hybrid Technology Used for Trash Collection in Sweden

GOTHENBURG, Sweden --- Volvo Trucks is taking a major step toward commercialization of its hybrid technology for heavy vehicles by launching two hybrid garbage trucks that will be tested in Sweden by trash-collection firms Renova and Ragn-Sells.

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