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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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Volvo reveals VNR in US

Volvo reveals VNR in US

Volvo has introduced a new truckseries for regional haulage in the US.  Based on the European FM-cab, Volvo created a ew bonnet and mounted the 11 litre engine underneath, which is popular in Europe as well. Cool fenders and futuristic headlights complete the package. ”It’s a worktruck”, Volvo says on it’s website. For European drivers,…Continue Reading

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Hybrid driveline for Volvo concepttruck

Hybrid driveline for Volvo concepttruck

Volvo Trucks first unveiled the Volvo Concept Truck in May 2016, and it says it has now developed and enhanced the vehicle even further. In addition to the improvements in aerodynamics, rolling resistance and reduced weight, the new version also features a hybrid powertrain – one of the first of its kind for heavy-duty trucks…Continue Reading

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Volvo discontinues D16 engine  in US

Volvo discontinues D16 engine in US

Several American media reveal that Volvo immediately discontinues  availability of it’s D16 engine for both Volvo and Mack trucks. Volvo says demand for trucks with a large engine has decreased, most of it’s customers prefer the smaller 13 litre engine. Volvo also has en eleven litre engine available for long distance Volvo trucks. Customers can…Continue Reading

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Will Volvo reintroduce methane diesel trucks in 2017?

Will Volvo reintroduce methane diesel trucks in 2017?

Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter quotes Volvo manager Lars Mortensson, who says that Volvo will introduce a new methane diesel truck somewhere next year.  Volvo used this technology back in 2011 en it conducted several tests in a number of countries. In 2014 Vovlo signed a deal with Shell about Blue Corridors. Shell would build a…Continue Reading

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