Renault Trucks has signed a letter of intent with the Russian automotive group RusPromAuto concerning engine manufacturing.
2005 was another record year for Volvo Trucks. The company delivered a total of 103,696 (97,264) trucks, an increase of 7% on the previous year. The increase resulted primarily from a strong demand for heavy trucks at North America.
Net sales for the full year 2005 increased by 14% to SEK 231,191 M (202,171)
Net sales in the fourth quarter 2005 increased by 15% to SEK 65,287 M (56,977)....
Volvo Trucks is today presenting a new version of the flagship Volvo FH16 in Europe.
Professor Bo Egardt at Chalmers University of Technology in Göteborg, Sweden has won the 2005 grant from the transport research foundation “Håkan Frisingers stiftelse för transportmedelsforskning”.
Volvo Trucks North America has informed the US traffic safety authority NHTSA that the company is recalling 42 000 trucks of the models Volvo VN and VHD.
Volvo's first city buses in India have now started operating in Bangalore. The city's inhabitants get an exclusive low entry city bus with air conditioning.
Volvo Aero has agreed with General Electric Company (GE) to increase Volvo Aero's participation in GE's new engine, the GEnx.
Göteborg University and Volvo IT have signed a collaboration agreement.
Volvo Aero has signed a contract for the production of the largest component in an aircraft engine, the fan case, for the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine.