Tag Archives: Claes Nilsson

Nov

Autonomous Volvo FHs go onto full action

2018-11-28 05:00
This autonomous Volvo FH has no driver. It hauls limestone on a five kilometer stretch between the mine itself and the crusher. There are five such trucks running in this operation.

The autonomous truck is far away from South Africa’s reality but in Europe, it is becoming more and more of a reality with this story giving our local readers a glimpse into the type of developments taking place in countries

Feb

Volvo to start selling electric trucks in 2019

2018-02-01 13:29
A recent project, Off Peak City Distribution, conducted by Stockholm City, Sweden and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, studied the effects of goods transport at night in central Stockholm. Since the trucks avoided having to operate in rush-hour traffic, transport assignments were carried out in one-third of the normal time. By using electrically powered and quieter trucks for goods transport in urban areas, transport can take place at night – and with better efficiency.

Good news on the environmental front – albeit not for our local shores – is that Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019 with the first units already being put into operation with selected reference customers

Sep

Calling all Volvo truck and bus technicians

2017-09-21 12:55
The Volvo International Service Training Awards competition is open to all countries. So c’mon SABOT, take Zimbabwe to the finals with your skilled technicians and show the world how it’s done. SABOT’s workshops in Harare are fully approved by Volvo Trucks.

Calling all Volvo truck and bus technicians! Registration has opened for the world´s largest service market competition, the Volvo International Service Training Awards (VISTA). More than 18 000 technicians from the Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses global dealer network are