Volvo trucks are sold and serviced in more than 130 countries around the world, through over 650 dealerships and 1,450 workshops. Volvo manufactures and assembles its trucks in 15 countries
More than 90% of the trucks built are in the heavy-weight clas
Altogether, they have nine assembly plants around the world, as well as eight factories owned by local partners.
It's been over 80 years since the first Volvo truck was built back in 1928. Today Volvo is the second largest producer of heavy trucks, cre
Volvo Southern Africa has won a R180-million contract to supply Cape Town's N2 MyCiTi Express Service with 40 buses.
Volvo Southern Africa bus division GM Marius Botha says the buses will be used to link Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain with the Cape To
The completely knock-down bus kits, comprising twenty 12 m units and twenty 18 m articulated buses, will be sourced from the Volvo chassis plant in Boras, Sweden.
Local chassis assembly will take place at Volvo Southern Africa's Amanzimtoti assembly pl
Volvo Trucks continues the renewal of its range in anticipation of the Euro 6 norm and offers new versions of the Volvo FE and Volvo FL. These two trucks have already shown their strength in the delivery field in cities. Design, Euro 6 engines and exclu
Design and equipments that showcase the Volvo Trucks identity
Just under the windscreen of the Volvo FE and Volvo FL, a black part embellished with the Volvo logo gives the impression that the cab is lower. The lights, with their steel angles, as well as
The Volvo commercial vehicle group will, in a R59-million project, consolidate the logistics services for all its South African operations into one distribution centre, to be located in Johannesburg.
As a result, all the parts warehousing, logistics and
Distribution Centre South Africa GM Colin Govender says the groups customers and dealers are set to benefit from what he believes will be a more streamlined and effective parts operation.
The move to a single distribution centre comes as UD Trucks, Volvo
The IF international product design forum took place February 28 2014 in Munich, Germany. This award, for the last 60 years, rewards creations based on their design, features and ergonomy.This year, the international jury chose to award the new Volvo FH
The IF Product Design Award is internationally recognized. When a product is awarded the iF award, it means the product has a unique and innovative design. In the transport category, the new FH from Volvo Trucks was given the award based on the following
The Volvo 9700 has won the prestigious Irish coach of the year 2014. It was awarded during the Fleet Bus and Coach Awards in Dublin.
The Irish judges were impressed by its smooth drive-line and manoeuvrability. It is important to say that the Volvo 9700 was already awarded the coach of the year in 2010.
The South African winner of the Volvo Trucks Drivers` Fuel Challenge 2014 has been announced.
Reggie Naidoo, an owner-driver of Hark Logistics in KwaZulu-Natal, proved to be the most fuel efficient driver during the final round of this prestigious competition, and is off to Sweden in September to represent South Africa in the World Finals.