Tag Archives: Volvo Trucks

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

Oct

Volvo Trucks focuses on the safety of our kids

2018-10-18 11:13
The Stop, Look, Wave campaign greets all on arrival at Guthenburg airport in Sweden, known as the home of Volvo. It’s all about helping children understand how to best behave around trucks, buses and cars and to ultimately keep them safe on the roads.

How good is this? Through a road safety initiative called Stop, Look, Wave, Volvo Trucks Southern Africa is helping children understand how to best behave around trucks, buses and cars so as to ultimately keep them safe on the roads.

Mar

Volvo Trucks awards top dealers

2018-03-29 15:31
Volvo award: Big time achievers, from left: Theunis Eloff, after sales director of Volvo Group Southern Africa; Tiago Guimaraes, Auto Sueco Namibia Dealership with the Volvo Trucks Developing Markets Dealer of the Year Award; and Torbjörn Christensson, president of Volvo Group Southern Africa.

Volvo Trucks Southern Africa recently recognised the achievements of its dealers at a function held in Pretoria where, apart from awards for the company’s top achievers in service, finance, sales and parts, Volvo Trucks’ best dealers of the year were

Apr

Volvo Trucks gears up for tough operating conditions

2016-04-28 14:38
Volvo Trucks has incorporated a number of features in its heavy duty truck range geared to take on the demanding terrain and extreme operating conditions of the African continent. One of these is a new rear air suspension for the Volvo FMX with a driven front axle (4x4, 6x6, 8x6 and 10x6). This solution gives the truck high ground clearance, excellent traction and outstanding driving comfort – especially when unladen.

Volvo Trucks South Africa recently showcased its range of extra heavy vehicles at Gerotek to demonstrate innovations and features that are geared to take on the demanding terrain and extreme operating conditions of the African continent. “Over the years, Volvo

Mar

Volvo Trucks launches I-Shift with crawler gears

2016-03-16 10:38
The new Volvo I-Shift with crawler gears offers an entirely new scope for extra heavy trucks with automated transmission to regulate their speed when crawling slowly and even reversing.

Volvo Trucks has introduced a new member to the I-Shift family: I-Shift with crawler gears. The new gears, which are added to the vehicle’s automated transmission, provide specialised start capability for trucks carrying heavy loads in demanding situations. Volvo Trucks’