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Volvo news coming up!

Volvo news coming up!

After months of speculation and spy pics the new generation of Volvo trucks is almost there. Next week there is a press event in Sweden and the Volvo website is already counting the days to the launch. We espect the new Volvo FM. A truck that is based on the FH series, but with a…Continue Reading

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Volvo spotted in Poland

Volvo spotted in Poland

The new generation of the Volvo FH was spotted in Poland this time. The photo’s were sent in by one of our followers. Altough the front is heavy camouflaged we can see some new, sharper lines in the front bumper. Also the headlights seem to get a new, sharper look on the Volvo. The new…Continue Reading

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New FM: Waiting for 2020?

New FM: Waiting for 2020?

And again our spotters found a fieldtest truck of the next generation of the Volvo FM. The new Volvo FM is going to share most components of the cab with the FH series, that is clear when we study these photo’s. Also the Volvo FMX and the FH series are going to be replaced with…Continue Reading

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Volvo testing FM and FH

Volvo testing FM and FH

We published some photo’s of the new Volvo FM that is being tested at the moment. The new generation of the Volvo FM is espected to be launched later this year but there is more news coming up! On the website 40ton.net we now find even more photo’s of the FM, but also of the…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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Chinese Sinotruk available in Britain

Chinese Sinotruk available in Britain

Chinese truckbrand Sinotruk starts to sell trucks from their construction range in Britain. A new importer has been appointed. Sinotruk are confident to be successfull, as other Asian trucks, such as Hino are also doing well in the British construction market. The construction truck in the picture looks quite familiar, with a first gen Volvo…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 FH wins Truck of the Year 2014

During a session at the Comtrans show in Moscow, the new Volvo FH has been voted Truck of the Year 2014. The new Volvo just beat the renewed DAF XF by a mere eleven points. The new Volvo is packed with new technologies, which have impressed the jury. I-See, new telematics for optimum maintenance and…Continue Reading

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