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Volvo testing mirror replacing camera system

Volvo testing mirror replacing camera system

European legislation is deu to change and that makes it possible to replace mirrors with camera systems. On these photo’s that Truckphoto Helsingborg send us we see a Volvo FH with a special bar on the roof. On the end of this wide roof bar we see a camera system. Probably we are going to…Continue Reading

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100% Electric Volvo FL

100% Electric Volvo FL

Volvo has presented a 100% electric FL distribution truck. The Volvo is capable of max vehicle weights up to 16 ton. The electric engine provides 130 kW of continues power with peaks of 185 kW. The max torque is 425 Nm. There is a two- step gearbox. Lithium-Ion batery’s up to 300 kWh provide the…Continue Reading

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Special Volvo FM crewcab

Special Volvo FM crewcab

This Volvo FM crewcab was spotted by one of our friends during transport. This is probably going to be a heavy fire fighter truck, on its way to the bodybuilder. The double cab of the Volvo FM is not a common vehicle and we are curious if this is an official Volvo cab. And speaking…Continue Reading

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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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