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Volvo: 460 Hp LNG trucks

Volvo: 460 Hp LNG trucks

On the day Iveco was presenting their new 460 Hp LNG trucks we found these photo’s of the Volvo LNG trucks. Just like the Iveco’s they are up to 460 Hp and have a fully automated transmission. Iveco uses the new ZF Traxon gearbox where Volvo uses their own I-Shift. A difference is that Volvo…Continue Reading

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Volvo unveils new LNG engines

Volvo unveils new LNG engines

When Volvo decided it would compete in the new class of LNG trucks, which is being dominated by Iveco and Scania, they wanted engines which deliver the same performance as their diesel siblings. It seems that Volvo has succeeded. Volvo unveils  a thirteen litre LNG engine which is based on the current diesel block and…Continue Reading

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Girteka buys 2,000 Volvo’s

Girteka buys 2,000 Volvo’s

Girteka Logistics, one of Europe’s largest road transport companies, has ordered 2,000 new Volvo FH trucks to grow and renew its fleet. Roger Alm, Volvo Trucks SVP Europe presented the symbolic key to the new Volvo vehicles to Girteka Logistics, Chairman Mindaugas Raila in Gothenburg. Girteka Logistics, one of the biggest European transport companies, has…Continue Reading

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Why some Dutch prefer a low roof cab

Why some Dutch prefer a low roof cab

In the latest issue of BIGtruck Online Magazine you’ll find a unique story about oldschool Dutch trucks. But they are actually brandnew! Weeda from the southwest of the country has very specific requirements, but rest assured, style plays a main role! And no, it’s not only Volvo in their shiny truckpark. To read more about…Continue Reading

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New Volvo VNL with standard driver assist system

New Volvo VNL with standard driver assist system

Volvo Trucks of North America has introduced the new VNL tractor. This is the first major overhaul of the Volvo flagship class 8 tractor that was first introduces in 1996. “The new Volvo VNL builds on our long-standing commitment to deliver the safest, most comfortable and most efficient long-haul truck on the market,” said Göran Nyberg,…Continue Reading

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Spectacular Volvo FH 16.750 in BIGtruck Online Magazine

Spectacular Volvo FH 16.750 in BIGtruck Online Magazine

The first edition of BIGtruck Online Magazine International contains a story of how Dutch driver Harry van Dalen turned a new Volvo FH16.750 into something very special. Harry loves his job and he loves music. He made it all come together in a very unique kind of way.  Check out his story right here.Continue Reading

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Volvo 12×4 with Erkin 375 T/m crane

Volvo 12×4 with Erkin 375 T/m crane

This Volvo 12×4 chassis was specialy rebuilt by Terberg Specials to be able to carry the spectacular Erkin ‘World of Power’ 375 T/m crane. This huge monster has a maximum height of 64 metres and a reach of max 58 metres. The Turkish Erkin crane is probably the biggest truck mounted cranes in the world.…Continue Reading

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