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Volvo Trucks in High Demand, set to increase capacity

Following record demand and strong ongoing orders in New Zealand & Australia, the Volvo Trucks Factory in Wacol Queensland has again increased capacity to help ease the pressure and ensure future capability to meet customer’s needs.

14.12.2017

Volvo Trucks’ new Live Test ‘The Flying Passenger’

Volvo Trucks’ new Live Test ‘The Flying Passenger’ spotlights unique powertrain performance in spectacular paragliding stunt.

30.11.2016

New Auckland Volvo Account Manager

Volvo Trucks have a new Account Manager based in Auckland, Mitchell Redington.

17.11.2016

Kiwi female truck driver makes history on world stage

Louise Marriott became the first female driver to be named as Asia Pacific’s most fuel-efficient driver at the Volvo Trucks Fuelwatch Challenge in Thailand last week.

16.10.2015

Volvo Dynamic Steerng – A Good Steer

Volvo Dynamic Steering.  Well….at least they’ve seen The Epic Split video on YouTube that shows it off (76 million views so far, and counting). That’s the one where martial arts superstar Jean-Claude Van Damme does the splits between two Volvo FMs, as they reverse along an airport runway.

04.12.2014

Strong Demand Continues with Orders for New Volvo FH

As the first New FH trucks roll off the production line and are shipped to New Zealand, the uptake for this new model has been unprecedented, with customers now ordering the new FH and FH16 models out as far as ten months in advance.

26.06.2014

APAC Drivers’ Fuel Watch Final 2013

The event was held at Mount Cotton, Brisbane on Wednesday 23rd October.  Chris Foot (NZ winner) accompanied by Scott Robinson, was the only New Zealanders present at the final.

23.01.2014

Volvo FH wins International Truck of the Year

A year, almost to the day, after its spectacular launch, the new Volvo FH was elected International Truck of the Year 2014 by leading commercial vehicle journalists, representing 25 magazines throughout Europe.

The Truck of the Year award was received by Volvo Trucks’ President Claes Nilsson at a ceremony at the Comtrans exhibition in Moscow yesterday evening.

14.10.2013

50 Year in the Business

The first Volvo FH16 750 was delivered to  Freightlines in May. The FH750 is the highest horsepower production truck in the world and boasts 3550nm of torque. This is the first 750 in New Zealand and MTD Trucks has partnered with Freightlines Group to evaluate the truck on our roads.

14.10.2013

GIDDAY