Volvo Group North America Press releases

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  • Volvo Group North America (VGNA) recently donated one of the first Volvo VNR electric pilot trucks to the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, North Carolina. Hand-built for the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project, this truck was put in real-world commercial operations, and the learnings were used by engineers at Volvo Trucks’ headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina to develop one of the first commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) in North Carolina.

  • GREENSBORO, NC (May 30, 2024) – To help the City of Kingston, Ontario, achieve its sustainability goals, its municipal leaders recently ordered two Mack® LR Electric battery-electric vehicle (BEV) refuse models. The Mack LR Electric vehicles will be the city’s first two BEVs in its refuse fleet.

  • Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) and Volvo Financial Services (VFS) have joined forces to form Volvo on Demand, a collaborative initiative to change and lead the industry in the Truck-as-a-Service (TaaS) business model. Using 25 Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric trucks, Volvo on Demand was designed as an innovative solution to simplify the acquisition and reduce the major upfront investment in battery-electric vehicles. Volvo on Demand provides qualified customers with flexible term options as short as 12 months and includes Volvo Trucks’ industry leading Gold Contract and the option to bundle vehicle insurance for physical damage and collision, route planning and optimization guidance, as well as consultation to find the best charging solution and incentives that might be available. Volvo on Demand is the next way to leverage the established electromobility ecosystem tailored for Volvo VNR Electric trucks in North America.

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    Mack Trucks Expands Certified EV Dealer Network to 53 locations

    LAS VEGAS (May 21, 2023) Mack Trucks announced today that 24 dealerships across the United States and Canada have recently achieved Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) status. With these additions, nine more states and one province joined the network, bringing the total number of EV certified dealerships to 53, a significant milestone in the journey to sustainable mobility.

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    The Volvo VNL Autonomous – Proving the Way Forward

    Purpose designed and built for autonomy; the fully redundant truck will enable autonomous transport.

  • For more than a decade, the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo has been the place to see and learn about the latest technologies, services and vehicles driving the transition to low- and zero-emission transportation solutions.

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    Volvo Group North America Honored for Diversity Efforts

    Volvo Group North America received the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s 2024 Change Agent Award, which recognizes an outstanding commitment to diversity.

  • The Volvo Group, the leader in transport and infrastructure solutions, announced today it has expanded its CampX Innovation Hub in North America to include a new state-of-the-art collaboration space located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

  • The Volvo Group today announced that it will build a new heavy-duty truck manufacturing plant in Mexico to supplement the Group’s U.S. production. The plant will provide additional capacity to support the growth plans of both Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks in the U.S. and Canadian markets, and support Mack truck sales in Mexico and Latin America.  The plant is expected to be operational in 2026.

  • Volvo Trucks North America proudly recognizes the outstanding achievements of TEC Equipment and Calmont Truck Centre as the recipients of the prestigious 2023 U.S. and Canadian Dealer Groups of the Year awards, respectively. This recognition underscores their exceptional contributions in critical areas, including sales volume, market share, training investments, and commitment to sustainability initiatives.

  • Volvo Trucks recently honored the newly appointed captains of the 2024-2025 America's Road Team – a national public outreach effort led by expert professional truck drivers – organized by the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Exclusively sponsored by Volvo Trucks for more than 20 years, America’s Road Team shares the company's overarching mission of enhancing road safety and striving for zero accidents. To support this year’s education program, Volvo Trucks is donating a Volvo VNL 760 long-haul tractor that will be used to haul the ATA Interstate One mobile classroom as it visits cities across the nation.

  • Volvo Trucks North America has launched a completely reimagined Volvo VNL to set new industry standards in heavy-duty trucking. The all-new Volvo VNL features the next generation of enhancements to improve total customer value, driver productivity, safety, and sustainability. The new Volvo VNL features striking aerodynamics and is engineered to achieve a fuel efficiency improvement of up to 10%. The new Volvo VNL is designed to meet the challenges and demands of the North American market and transform the driving experience. Sales will begin in the coming months with production at the Volvo Trucks New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia.

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    Mack Trucks Announces Booth Lineup at World of Concrete 2024

    GREENSBORO, NC (Jan. 19, 2024) – Mack Trucks today announced it would spotlight its Mack® Granite®, Mack MD7 and Mack TerraPro® concrete pumper models at World of Concrete 2024, Jan. 23-25, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This is the 50th year for the World of Concrete show.

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    Prevost Celebrates 100 Years

    Nashville, TN – For Prevost, 2024 marks the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding and the first wooden-body coach created by Eugène Prévost. From its beginning until now, innovation has been a driving force behind Prevost’s success.

  • Founded in 1976 in Nashville, Tennessee, Nacarato Truck Centers established itself as a key player in the commercial truck industry with a network of nine Volvo Trucks dealerships and service centers throughout Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, and Virginia. Nacarato Truck Centers prioritizes a holistic sales and service approach, emphasizing comprehensive transportation solutions and customer satisfaction. This strategic acquisition not only reflects the value of the Nacarato brand and its expertise in the commercial truck market, but also underscores its role as a trusted partner for customers seeking quality solutions within the Volvo Trucks ecosystem.

  • GREENSBORO, NC (Dec. 18, 2023) – Mack Trucks customer WIN Waste Innovations, a leader in the recycling and waste industry, recently received two Mack LR Electric Class 8 refuse vehicles to become the first company in Massachusetts to power electric trucks exclusively by the waste collected by the trucks themselves.

  • ALLENTOWN, PA — (Dec. 12, 2023)— Mack Defense announced today that it has teamed with BAE Systems, a leader in heavy-duty electric propulsion, to deliver an alternative-propulsion solution for the Common Tactical Truck (CTT) prototype vehicles to the U.S. Army for testing. BAE Systems supplied its Gen3 propulsion and accessories power management systems to Mack Defense for integration on the truck variants to drastically reduce fuel demand.

  • Volvo Financial Services introduces new financing opportunities for customers and dealers to invest in the resources needed for a successful electromobility transition. Volvo Trucks North America announced that Vanguard Truck Centers has completed its Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer program at five locations — Phoenix, Arizona; Atlanta, Georgia (Forest Park); Charlotte, North Carolina; and Austin and Houston, Texas — to provide comprehensive sales and service support for customers’ electromobility journeys. With the addition of Vanguard’s five locations, Volvo Trucks has now expanded its Certified EV Dealer network into three additional states — Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina — bringing its total to 50 certified dealership locations in 24 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces across North America.

  • GREENSBORO, NC (Dec. 4, 2023) – Mack Trucks announced today that Vanguard Truck Centers recently achieved Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) status at several of its locations, including in Phoenix, making it the first Mack Certified EV Dealer in Arizona. Vanguard locations in Austin and Houston, Texas are also certified. This certification enables Vanguard to service and support the Mack® LR Electric refuse truck, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 vehicle and Mack® MD Electric medium-duty vehicle.

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    Volvo CE Dealer Rudd Equipment Acquired by Ferronordic

    Ferronordic acquired Rudd Equipment Company, Inc., one of the largest dealers of Volvo Construction Equipment in the United States with territory spanning all or parts of nine states. Rudd Equipment is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferronordic.

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