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Volvo Mean Green hybrid truck attempting world speed record

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 22, 2012

Volvo Mean Green hybrid truck attempting world speed record

Mean Green, the world’s fastest hybrid truck, will attempt to reach speeds in excess of 260 km/h (165 mph) April 27 at Wendover Airfield in Utah to best its own world speed records. The Volvo-built hybrid currently holds speed records ...

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Volvo Trucks’ XE13 named top industry innovation in 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 23, 2012

Volvo Trucks’ XE13 named top industry innovation in 2011

Volvo Trucks’ XE13 powertrain package has been honored as the North American trucking industry’s most significant technical innovation of 2011. The Truck Writers of North America (TWNA) presented Volvo Trucks with the 21st annual TWNA Technical Achievement Award during an award ...

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Volvo Trucks promotes Ron Hubers to president of North American sales and marketing

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 19, 2011

Volvo Trucks on Dec. 19 named Ron Huibers as president of North American sales and marketing, effective Jan. 1, 2012. In this role, Huibers will be responsible for all of the company’s commercial activities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. ...

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Twenty that will Make a Difference

Better Roads Staff - Dec 03, 2011

Twenty that will Make a Difference

Better Roads editors step up and choose their “best of the best” Buoyed by CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011, this year brought with it a wide, innovative range of new equipment and products for the road construction and maintenance sectors. Many of these keen ...

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Volvo Trucks Safety Award Winners: Roehl Transport and Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 18, 2011

Volvo Trucks Safety Award Winners: Roehl Transport and Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution

Safety-centric company cultures and outstanding performance records earned Roehl Transport, Inc. and Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution the 2011 Volvo Trucks Safety Award.  The awards were announced Oct. 17 at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in Grapevine, Texas. ...

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Volvo Trucks names Billings VP of U.S. Dealer Sales

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 06, 2011

Volvo Trucks has named Terry Billings vice president of U.S. Dealer Sales In his new role, Billings will lead an intensified focus on sales through the Volvo dealer network. “Terry has held a number of management positions in sales and dealer ...

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Volvo Trucks sponsors America’s Road Team

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 19, 2010

Volvo Trucks North America will continue as the sole sponsor of America’s Road Team in 2011. This trucking industry safety outreach program uses professional drivers with outstanding driving records to deliver messages about highway safety and why trucking is essential. The continuation ...

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Volvo Trucks event focuses on EPA 2010 engines

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 14, 2010

Volvo Trucks event focuses on EPA 2010 engines

Fuel efficiency, productivity and profitability are hot topics for fleet customers -– putting Volvo’s EPA 2010 engines in the spotlight at a Volvo Trucks 360 event held in Dublin, Va., last week. More than 100 participants from around the U.S. and ...

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Volvo Trucks North America names three executives to new posts

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 15, 2010

Volvo has named the following three executives to new commercial positions for Volvo Trucks North America, effective April 1: Ron Huibers has been named senior vice president – sales and marketing, reporting to President & CEO Denny Slagle. Huibers has been with the ...

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