Volvo

HIGH RISE CONCRETE-Sadek Group Concrete | TRUCK REVIEW – Volvo Trucks – Concrete Pumpers

The right equipment is the key to future company growth for concrete specialists, the Sadek Group – Words and images by Warren Caves. There’s no denying it, as anyone who’s driven around Sydney of late would agree – major building projects are “on the go”. Whether it’s new roads or tunnels, high-rise housing developments and office blocks to rail projects ...

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Out West

Volvo, Mack and UD find a new home in Sydney’s west at Blacktown. With an investment of $16 million, the company-owned dealership of Volvo, Mack and UD at Blacktown, off the Great Western Highway, puts the three brands under one roof in totally new premises. Providing improved service for its customers, in addition to the existing dealerships at Brisbane and ...

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The Professional Approach

The Pilbara Heavy Haulage Girls set a hard standard to match – Words by Maree Mullett As any professional driver would agree, there’s a large void in terms of a driver’s personal experience and knowledge gained from becoming proficient in driving a vehicle, to possessing a full understanding of all the issues that a driver can face every day in ...

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Hot and Heavy

Volvo’s latest I-Shift features crawler gears for heavy haul work With one of the best automated manual transmissions (AMT) in the business, Volvo Trucks is launching a new derivative of its I-Shift that for the first time features the choice of one or two additional crawler gear ratios. Information on the new I-Shift was released to the public simultaneously in ...

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Conventional Thought

Volvo’s bonneted range hits a new high in North America In the land of devout patriotism and apple pie, the rise in sales of Volvo Trucks throughout the North American market has been an interesting experience for the Swedish truck maker. Unlike any of its European market successes, for North America, Canada and Mexico its presence has been riding on ...

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Bin Empty or Bin Laden? – That is the question

Dave Whyte checks out the new dual-control Volvo FE In recent weeks we have seen a lot of news around the waste industry; in particular, with the release of two new trucks designed specifically for urban refuse collection. Many of us would likely not consider the waste industry as a part of the road transport industry, but when you consider the ...

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Group Effort

Success comes from controlling a trio of companies, according to Volvo Group Australia The Australian truck market is renowned for being one of the most competitive in the world, and with more makes each year competing for market share it’s not an option for any of the truck makers to lose focus, lest they lose sales and overall ranking. It’s ...

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BIN EMPTY OR BIN LADEN?-THAT IS THE QUESTION

Dave Whyte checks out the new dual-control Volvo FE In recent weeks we have seen a lot of news around the waste industry; in particular, with the release of two new trucks designed specifically for urban refuse collection. Many of us would likely not consider the waste industry as a part of the road transport industry, but when you consider ...

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CONVENTIONAL THOUGHT

Volvo’s bonneted range hits a new high in North America In the land of devout patriotism and apple pie, the rise in sales of Volvo Trucks throughout the North American market has been an interesting experience for the Swedish truck maker. Unlike any of its European market successes, for North America, Canada and Mexico its presence has been riding on ...

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AN ALL-TIME HIGH

Volvo Trucks North America celebrates a record year The truck industry has reached the stage where vertical integration is the norm and the assembly of different components sourced from various manufacturers is now the rarity, rather than being commonplace. So it may come as a surprise to find that while a company such as Volvo is renowned for its high ...

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