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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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New Quon of UD Trucks

New Quon of UD Trucks

UD Trucks Corp, part of the Volvo Group announced plans to launch a new version of the Quon heavy-duty truck. This means that UD will change the product after 13 succesfull years! As a member of the Volvo Truck Group the GH11 engine is probably the Volvo-Renault 11 liter diesel. The power output is 420…Continue Reading

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Mammoet tries 180 tonnes without torque converter

Mammoet tries 180 tonnes without torque converter

Mammoet is known globally for it’s achievements in exceptional transport. As other Volvo Trucks customers, Mammoet is trying a four axle 600 hp FH16 to use in operations where weights of up to 180 tonnes have to be moved. Until Volvo introduced it’s I-Shift gearbox, the use of a relatively heavy and expensive, but comfortable…Continue Reading

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Volvo readies FE and FL for Euro 6

Volvo introduces its new range of light trucks with Euro 6 engines. From the outside, the trucks maintain their Renault cab, but it’s been modified to the family-look we got acquainted to with the introduction of the FH. Underneath the cab, customers can choose from a four cylinder five litre engine and a 7,7 litre…Continue Reading

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