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...

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.

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...

Main Test September 2016 - Top Gun

19 September 2016

When it comes to high horsepower trucks, Volvo currently rules the road. We find out why