Category: Volvo Trucks

Truck driver bags Volvo Award

Volvo Trucks, on Monday, announced that an Indian Volvo Tipper driver has won the Volvo Asia Fuelwatch Competition. Gosula Venkata Suresh from KPCL, Andhra Pradesh, achieved the highest fuel efficiency at the competition conducted in a stone quarry in Sweden on April 14, 2011 and was adjudged the winner.  Fuelwatch is conducted by Volvo Trucks to bring out …

Volvo unveils I-Shift for bus

‘Volvo Buses India, on last week, unveiled its 9400 multi-axle bus with I-Shift option during the second edition of Bus and Special Vehicle Expo (BSVE) 2011 here’. Managing Director Akash Passey said the I-Shift is an automated gear changing mechanism which mimics the best driver. It is 12-speed manual gearbox with automated gear changing system. The starting gear …

2011 Volvo Truck Range

2011 Volvo FH16 700 Volvo Trucks has revealed its ADR 80/03 (Euro 5) compliant line-up for 2011. The new models employ selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology. The company claims that SCR offers the benefits of better fuel efficiency, cooler running, longer service intervals and increased horsepower and torque when compared to engines using exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) for …

Volvo B7R chassis : Ultimate Luxury on wheels

Just imagine the need for time to cram in meetings, presentations, thinking on one’s feet, hitting the ground running almost 20 hours a day and even then using the balance hours schmoozing up the recalcitrant kind and you know that productivity suffers. What do the smart set do? Easy, they try and get not just a force multiplier …