Truck driver bags Volvo Award

Volvo FMX4 Truck

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 skills and efficiency of drivers and bring out the best performance of vehicles while maintaining high fuel efficiency and profitability to the customer.

The Indian Fuelwatch final was held at a mining site in Dhanbad in October, 2010 and the winner and two runner-up drivers qualified for the main competition along with drivers from Indonesia.

Volvo Trucks Driver Training Centre in Bangalore has trained more than 25,000 drivers.

Source – DeccanHerald