Volvo Trucks is launching a new truck model, the Volvo VHD, on the North American market. The new truck has been developed primarily for construction duties. The Volvo VHD was developed over a period of two years at a cost of about 900 million Swedish kronor. Volvo Trucks is now unveiling its second new truck model this year - the Volvo VHD. March saw the introduction of the medium-duty distribution truck for city operations, the Volvo FL.