Sales Start For Volvo FH16 Euro 6

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Sales of the Volvo FH16 Euro 6 are now under way, and with up to 750hp and 3500 Nm of torque it retains its position as the strongest truck in the world. The latest model comes equipped with a new generation of 16-litre engines producing a choice of 750, 650 or 550hp – all conforming to […]

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Award For Technology Behind ‘The Epic Split’

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Six of the people behind Volvo Dynamic Steering have received the Volvo Technology Award 2014. “Volvo Dynamic Steering elevates the steering of heavy commercial vehicles to an entirely new level. This technology gives the driver better control over the vehicle and makes the working conditions much easier. Thanks to first-class engineering work we are the […]

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New Regional MD For Volvo Truck And Bus Centre London

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Volvo Truck and Bus Centre London has appointed Peter Groome as its new Regional Managing Director. Reporting directly to Volvo Trucks’ UK MD, Arne Knaben, Peter will be responsible for eight Dealerpoints in and around London, from Milton Keynes to Croydon and from Didcot to Bedford. He will be based at the region’s head office […]

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Volvo Group UK Appoint New Director For Used Trucks

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Mike Corcoran has been appointed to the position of Director Used Trucks for Volvo Group UK. He replaces Peter Groome, who has moved to a new role as Managing Director for Volvo Truck and Bus Centre London. Mike will be responsible for both the Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks used business in the UK and […]

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Independent Truck Dealer in Hat-trick at Volvo Awards

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An independent truck dealership has scooped three major accolades at Volvo Truck UK’s annual awards ceremony last month. MC Group, the main Volvo dealer for the South of England, took home the Aftersales Excellence for Compliance, Bus Dealer of the Year and Sales Success trophies. The Group, which operates from eight sites spanning from Dorset […]

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Volvo Trucks Continue with Viral Videos

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Volvo Trucks are continuing their series of ‘virals’ – videos that promote their brand by being so good people want to send them to others. The latest is titled ‘The Epic Split’, where film legend, Jean-Claude Van Damme performs one of his world-famous splits between two Volvo FM trucks as they are driven in reverse. […]

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Volvo Trucks’ First Branded Auction a Success

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Volvo Trucks managed to sell all of their trucks put through a special branded auction event held on the 3rd October at Manheim Auctions in Leeds. All 27 trucks on offer sold with a total hammer value of £606,900. This was the first time Volvo has carried out this type of sale in the UK […]

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Volvo Trucks’ New Viral Video – The Hamster

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In an effort to promote the features of Volvo Trucks’ new ‘Dynamic Steering’ system the company has, once more, taken to the world of YouTube. Buoyed by the previous of the ‘Ballerina’ stunt which helped to launch the new FH range – the video has received more than seven million views – Volvo Trucks will […]

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NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR VOLVO UK AND IRELAND

Arne Knaben takes the helm of Volvo in the UK

Arne Knaben has been appointed Volvo Trucks’ Managing Director of Volvo Group UK. He succeeds Ulf Magnusson who is moving to Gothenburg to become Senior Vice President Volvo Buses, Business Region Europe. Arne will report to Bruno Blin who is Senior Vice President SWE Sales Area, Group Trucks Sales & Marketing EMEA. Currently Arne holds […]

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Brewery Chooses Outgoing Volvo FH from Crossroads

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Two outgoing – or in Volvo parlance ‘Classic’ Volvo FH-500 6×2 tractor units and a Volvo FL-240 18-tonne 4×2 GVW rigid dray vehicle have joined the fleet of Black Sheep Brewery. The ‘Classic’ FHs are the first Volvo tractor units to join the Black Sheep Brewery fleet of eight vehicles. Following an evaluation programme involving […]

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