New Zealand driver wins on-roa...

22 September 2017

Johnny Baxter from Temuka Transport has won the on-road category of the international Volvo Trucks Fuelwatch Challenge, with Korean driver Taehun Kim crowned the most fuel-efficient driver in the off-road category.

Temuka driver takes out nation...

14 July 2017

Johnny Baxter of Temuka Transport has beaten 16 competitors from across New Zealand in Volvo Trucks’ biennial Drivers’ Fuel Challenge held at Manfeild Park in Feilding. He will tra...

Volvo Trucks unveils new VNL series

13 July 2017

Volvo Trucks North America has revealed the new Volvo VNL series, a ground-breaking tractor that meets the needs of today’s long-haul trucking customers and professional drivers. A...

Technology​ ​award​ ​for​ ​wav...

22 June 2017

Engineers​ ​behind​ ​Volvo​ ​Group’s​ ​new​ ​more​ ​fuel-efficient​ ​truck​ ​engines​ ​have received​ ​the​ ​Volvo​ ​Technology​ ​Award​ ​2017. Jan​ ​Eismark​ ​and​ ​colleague​...

Solid old SWEDE

21 June 2017

Back in May last year we featured an article by Brian Weatherley on the FL10 Volvo, the popularity of this truck in Europe in its heyday, and the difficulty in finding a good one n...

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...