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Volvo bus EV batteries get second life

5 December 2018

It's not just Nissan dreaming up imaginative ways of re-using EV batteries. So is Volvo Buses.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Trucks to provide its first commercial autonomous solution to Norwegian mining company

21 November 2018


just-auto Plus only VE Commercial Vehicles sales surge 14.4% in October 2018

20 November 2018


just-auto Plus only Volvo Group Q3 2018 sales up 13% to SEK92.3bn

22 October 2018


just-auto Plus only Volvo Group notices early degradation of emissions control component

17 October 2018


just-auto Plus only Volvo FH truck completes 25 years and one million sales

5 October 2018


just-auto Plus only VE Commercial Vehicles sales surge 9.5% in September 2018

4 October 2018


Volvo Trucks set to introduce all-electric trucks in North America

28 September 2018

Volvo Trucks says it is planning to introduce electric trucks in the US as part of a demonstrator study, with commercialisation planned for 2020.


Volvo halts Iran truck assembly

24 September 2018

Volvo Trucks has reportedly ceased truck assembly in Iran due to US sanctions which mean it cannot be paid for shipped parts and knocked down kits.


Volvo Trucks presents autonomous solution for freight

13 September 2018

Volvo Trucks is presenting a new transport solution consisting of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that it says can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation. The long-term goal is to offer companies that need continuous transport services between fixed hubs a complement to today's offerings.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Trucks testing advanced monitoring technology to improve truck performance

7 September 2018


just-auto Plus only Volvo Trucks appoints new electromobility vice president

4 July 2018


just-auto Plus only Volvo Buses wins record order for electric buses in Sweden

3 July 2018


Volvo wins largest electric bus order for Gothenburg

3 July 2018

Volvo Buses has secured its largest all-electric order with 30 versions to be delivered to GS Buss, a subsidiary of Göteborgs Spårvägar and Public Transport Authority Västtrafik.


Volvo Trucks and FedEx demo truck platooning tech

29 June 2018

Volvo Trucks North America, together with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, has used advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technology to conduct on-highway truck platooning as part of ongoing research collaboration.


Volvo Trucks introduces Volvo Connect a single interface for digital services

27 June 2018

With the introduction of Volvo Connect, a new customer portal that offers a single interface for digital services and functions, Volvo Trucks says it is even easier for customers to access the full benefits of digitalisation and connectivity.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Group announces senior management changes

19 June 2018


just-auto Plus only Nova Bus wins largest hybrid bus order in North America

12 June 2018


just-auto Plus only Volvo Trucks develops innovative driver comfort and safety systems

8 June 2018


Volvo Trucks unveils its second electric truck model

10 May 2018

Just three weeks after the unveiling of Volvo Trucks’ first all-electric truck, the Volvo FL Electric, the company is expanding its product range with another electric truck. The Volvo FE Electric is designed for heavier city distribution and refuse transport operations with gross weights of up to 27 tonnes. Sales will commence in Europe in 2019.


Volvo Trucks and Cars to share real-time traffic hazard information

8 May 2018

Volvo Trucks is introducing a cloud-based service, Connected Safety, which allows Volvo trucks and Geely-owned Volvo cars to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations. Thanks to this 'pioneering collaboration', two independent vehicle manufacturers are allowing their cars and trucks to share real-time traffic hazard information.


Volvo unveils its first all-electric commercial-use truck

13 April 2018

Volvo Trucks says it is introducing - in 2019 - its first all-electric truck for commercial use - the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications. Sales and series production of the new model will start in Europe next year.


just-auto Plus only VE Commercial Vehicles sales surge 22.8% in February 2018

19 March 2018


just-auto Plus only Nova Bus appoints new vice president of sales

19 March 2018


AB Volvo surpasses 4,000 electrified bus sales

15 March 2018

Volvo Buses has now sold more than 4,000 electrified Volvo buses to customers the world over. The latest order is for 90 hybrid buses from Brussels.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Trucks updates Volvo FE for demanding urban transportation

14 March 2018


just-auto Plus only Volvo Group 2017 sales up 11% to SEK335bn

31 January 2018


Volvo Trucks plans to start selling electric trucks in 2019

25 January 2018

In 2019 Volvo Trucks says it will start selling electric medium-duty trucks in Europe, and the first units will be put into operation together with a few selected reference customers already this year. "Electromobility is fully in line with Volvo Truck’s long term commitment for sustainable urban development and zero emissions," says Claes Nilsson, president Volvo Trucks.


just-auto Plus only Volvo/NTU Singapore to build autonomous electric bus

12 January 2018


Geely to become AB Volvo’s largest shareholder

4 January 2018

China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is set to become the largest shareholder in AB Volvo after it agreed to buy the 8.2% stake held in the Swedish truck and bus maker by Cevian Capital, according to reports in China.

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Now Volvo AB postpones already scaled down AGM

25 March 2020

Having scaled back its annual general meeting after Sweden's public health agency upgraded th...


just-auto Plus only Update on Covid-19 impact on the Volvo Group

17 March 2020

The consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak is affecting the Volvo Group, and there is a considerab...


Automakers scale back public events due to virus

13 March 2020

Heavy truck and construction equipment maker Volvo AB has scaled back its annual general meeting...


just-auto Plus only Renault Trucks starts electric truck production

11 March 2020

Electric trucks are now a reality for Renault Trucks, from both a commercial and industrial stand...


Volvo Bus wins New York hybrid bus order

2 March 2020

Volvo Buses subsidary, Nova Bus has secured a New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authorit...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Trucks introduces the new Volvo FH16

28 February 2020

Volvo Trucks has launched a new generation of the Volvo FH16 which successfully combines new safe...



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