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Maxilead metals go light and heavy with FL drawbar skiploader and four-axle FM hooklift

Two new Volvo rigids, an FL-250, for operation as the prime mover in a 24-tonnes GTW drawbar outfit, and an 8x4 FM-410 hookloader,...


The Iron Knight and I-Shift Dual Clutch beat two world speed records

Volvo Trucks’ The Iron Knight is the world’s fastest truck – twice over. It has beaten the speed record in the standing-start 500- and 1000-metre categories.

Gibbs Surfacing switches to Volvo FH and FMX for reliability, capability and superior handling

Gibbs Surfacing of Swindon has taken delivery of its first-ever Volvo trucks – an FMX 500, 6x4 tipper with drawbar and two Volvo FH 540 6x2 tractor...

W H Bowker continue to invest in safety with new fleet additions

As part of the Company’s continuing focus on improving road safety for vulnerable road users, the latest Volvo FM rigids to join the 120 strong Volvo...

Volvo FM-460 LXL cab ‘super sweeper’ clears the way for W J North

A unique, top specification Volvo FM-460 4x2 ‘super-sweeper’ has entered service with leading specialist road-marking business W J North Ltd.,...

Volvo Trucks presents new features for construction trucks at Bauma 2016

At Bauma 2016, the largest trade exhibition for the construction industry, which takes place from 11 to 17 April, Volvo Trucks will be showcasing its latest technological developments...

The new Volvo FL with 4x4 – for both urban and gravel roads

The Volvo FL is now available in a four-wheel drive (4x4) version with exceptional get-you-there ability on slippery, steep and uneven roads. The truck is ideal as a special purpose vehicle in both urban environments and more demanding conditions, or as a service truck for quarries and construction sites.

Volvo FMX: the strong and efficient construction specialist

The second-generation Volvo FMX was revealed in 2013. It brings efficient and safe construction work into a new dimension with a super-robust exterior, an ergonomically sound interior and ground-breaking technology that makes the driver's job both easier and more efficient. The latest development is the new I-Shift for severe duty applications, a transmission tailor-made for very hilly and very rough conditions.

Volvo FH with new heavy duty bumper for rougher conditions

Volvo Trucks is strengthening the Volvo FH offer by introducing a new heavy duty bumper. The reinforced front makes the truck more suitable for rugged roads and rougher applications, such as construction work and timber transports. The Volvo FH with heavy duty bumper will be unveiled at the Intermat exhibition in Paris on April 20-25.