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  • Take a closer look at I-Shift’s innovative journey and see how it has benefitted Volvo Trucks’ customers over the past 20 years.

  • Volvo Trucks’ ground-breaking automated transmission celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2021. To this day, it continues to evolve and remains a benchmark for the industry. But what are the secrets behind its worldwide success?

  • In a great power test, a Volvo FH16 featuring the I-Shift with crawler gears manages to haul a 300-metre long container train, weighing 750 tonnes, from standstill.

  • Volvo Trucks’ I-Shift Dual Clutch was the first automated transmission for heavy vehicles with a dual clutch system. The result is seamless gear changes, with no loss of power. All in all, it delivers a fantastic driving experience with more constant speeds.

  • Tech Product

    12/07/2020 1 min read 1 min read

    The new Volvo FMX, FH, FH16 and FM trucks form "The Tower" 

    Volvo Trucks' biggest launch ever deserved a big announcement. In the film “The Tower”, we see the new Volvo FMX, Volvo FH, Volvo FH16 and Volvo FM trucks stacked on top of each other, complete with the president on top.

  • Transport story

    12/02/2020 1 min read 1 min read

    Evolution by Volvo Trucks 

    The ever-changing constant. Volvo trucks are constantly evolving. With every new generation comes a range of carefully designed and engineered improvements.

  • South African haulier ATS has always had an ability to see new opportunities in every facet of its business. The chance to test drive the new Volvo Torque Assist and reduce fuel consumption was one such opportunity, and it is already paying off.

  • Transport story

    03/02/2020 2 min read 2 min read

    The updated Volvo FH cab interior: built with the driver in mind 

    Driver feedback was key to the updated Volvo FH and FH16 truck cab interior. As soon as you get behind the wheel it’s clear that the improvements create a safer and much more comfortable, user-friendly driver experience.

  • Transport story

    03/02/2020 6 min read 6 min read

    The new Volvo FM cab interior: the ultimate in driver comfort 

    The redesign of the Volvo FM cab interior is the first since its launch in the late 1990’s. Carina Byström, Chief Designer Interior at Volvo Trucks, explains what inspired her and her colleagues during the floor-to-ceiling update.

  • Performance & Fuel

    03/02/2020 2 min read 2 min read

    “Our most fuel-efficient truck range ever” 

    Through fuel-efficient drivelines and chassis configurations, Volvo Trucks' new range makes significant fuel and CO2 savings possible. The new trucks are also part of a long-term vision towards zero emissions.

  • The 12-inch instrument display in Volvo Trucks’ new range is designed to keep the driver’s hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.

  • Transport story

    03/02/2020 4 min read 4 min read

    New truck range built with the driver in mind 

    Volvo Trucks is introducing four new trucks, with a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity.

  • Tech Product

    03/02/2020 2 min read 2 min read

    Tougher trucks for greater capacity and higher payload 

    With a host of upgrades that enable a Gross Combination Weight of up to 150 tonnes, the new Volvo FMX, Volvo FH and Volvo FH16 offer greater productivity than ever before.

  • Inside Volvo

    03/02/2020 7 min read 7 min read

    Setting the standard for truck uptime and real time monitoring 

    Over 600,000 Volvo trucks are now connected and the figure is increasing by the day. Real time monitoring has become a reality, and step by step Volvo Trucks is improving truck uptime by streamlining servicing, helping transport businesses to keep their promise to deliver on time, every time.

  • Transport story

    03/02/2020 5 min read 5 min read

    On the road undercover: customers preview the new truck range 

    On winding roads in Sierra de los Filabres, Spain, selected customers got the chance to test drive the new Volvo FH16, Volvo FH and Volvo FM. Here are their impressions six months before the launch.

  • Business story

    03/02/2020 7 min read 7 min read

    Construction haulier EG Eriksson field tests the new Volvo FMX 

    The new Volvo FMX has been specially designed to make the work of a construction driver easier, safer and more comfortable. Swedish construction haulier EG Eriksson puts it to the test.

  • Performance & Fuel

    02/17/2020 4 min read 4 min read

    Volvo FH with I-Save breaks Commercial Motor fuel test record 

    In 2019, leading British truck magazine Commercial Motor subjected the Volvo FH with I-Save to its notorious Fuel Test to see if it could deliver on its promised fuel savings. The final result not only exceeded all expectations but also smashed the test’s previous record.

  • Celebrate Volvo FH

    10/31/2018

    The D12 engine – a paradigm shift 

    When the D12 engine was launched 1993, it was truly a revolution. Some said Volvo was ten years ahead in time. Göran Nyholm, now a retired Volvo engineer, tells us the story from the beginning.

  • Celebrate Volvo FH

    10/31/2018

    Safety as a cost saver 

    Volvo FH, one of the world’s safest trucks, is an innovation leader in high quality safety features. Together with the driver’s conscious safety mindset, investing in safety features can contribute to cost savings for transport companies. We met Carl Johan Almqvist, Traffic & Product Safety Director at Volvo Trucks, to talk about how.

  • She was not even born when the first Volvo FH was launched in 1993. He had been on the assembly line for years at the same point in time. Meet Nesma and Daniel, now colleagues at the Volvo engine plant in Skövde where the important FH engine comes alive.

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