Volvo pioneers autonomous, sel...

19 May 2017

In the latest research and development in self-driving vehicles, Volvo Group, together with Swedish waste and recycling specialist Renova, is testing a pioneering autonomous refuse...

Volvo Group Innovation Summit ...

19 May 2017

Volvo Group will host its inaugural Innovation Summit in London on May 16, focusing on ‘Smart cities – infrastructure and transport of the future’. Moderated by Richard Westcott...

Intelligent safety systems to ...

08 May 2017

More vehicles on the roads, a faster traffic flow and a distracting stream of information all impose considerable demands on drivers, however the active safety systems found in man...

Main Test April 2017: King of the road

19 May 2017

It’s a rare day on the road in New Zealand when you don’t see a Regal Haulage truck. Based in Tamahere, on Hamilton’s southern outskirts, the company operates more than 100 trucks carrying bulk products nationwide.

Volvo Truck tests a hybrid veh...

02 March 2017

With the Volvo Concept Truck, Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid vehicle designed for long haul applications. In combination with the vehicle’s other improvements, t...

Big Mack still 10 out of 10 down under

03 February 2017

Ripples and rumours flooded the globe at the tail end of January as Volvo Group announced the US market would lose the MP10 and D16 engines, the Mack Titan would no longer be ...

A new marshall in town

14 December 2016

Grant Marshall has liked Volvos since he first drove a FH12 for Jason Miller 25 years ago. He was an owner-driver for NZ Couriers for 15 years and bought a few secondhand ones when...

New Zealand driver Louise Marr...

30 November 2016

Following on from the global success of campaigns such as the Jean-Claude van Damme ‘Epic Split’ movie highlighting the benefits of Volvo Dynamic Steering, Volvo Trucks in Sw...

Four into one

03 November 2016

After an email offering a drive of six Volvo Group trucks in one day, the acrid smell of burning shoe rubber left everyone wondering if a top fuel dragster had left the vicinity of the editor’s desk.

Drivers embrace Volvo Dynafleet

13 October 2016

Volvo Trucks New Zealand importer Motor Truck Distributors (MTD) has been trialling Volvo Trucks’ Telematics system Dynafleet with national operators for more than 18 months.