Tag Archives: Volvo

SRH Milk Haulage takes delivery of 200th Volvo truck | TRANSPORT NEWS

SRH Milk Haulage is based in Rutherford in the Hunter Valley and has grown into one of Australia’s largest and most successful milk transport companies. “From the one truck and trailer, we now have an operation that covers New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia,” said SRH Milk Haulage Managing Director, Scott Harvey. The 200th Volvo adds to SRH Milk ...

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Volvo Trucks Australia | Dealers of the Year | TRANSPORT NEWS

VCV Sydney has been crowned Volvo Group Australia’s Metropolitan Dealer of the Year, with CMV Traralgon scooping the Regional Dealer of the Year award.  The Dealer of the Year Awards recognises the achievements of Volvo Group’s dealer network, in what was a successful 2018 for Volvo, Mack and UD brands. The awards, presented by President and CEO of Volvo Group ...

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Volvo FH – Australian of the Year nomination 2019 | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Trucks Australia is making a cheeky bid for the Australian of the Year title ahead of the Australia Day celebrations. With the 2019 Australian of the Year being announced Friday, on the eve of Australia Day, Volvo Trucks is suggesting its FH truck is a worthy contender for the most prestigious of nominations. “It ticks every box,” Volvo Group ...

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Slim Pickings | TRUCK REVIEW

Improving aerodynamics can enable a truck and trailer combination to slide through the air rather than hit it head-on. Brenton O’Connor drives Volvo’s latest super-slippery FH – Images by Torque it Up Photography. Someone once said to me, when it comes to operating efficiently in the transport game, it’s not what you make, but what you save. Obviously in many ...

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Steering and Shifting | TRUCK REVIEW -Volvo Trucks introduces dynamic steering and dual-clutch transmission technology to the Australian market

Volvo Trucks introduces dynamic steering and dual-clutch transmission technology to the Australian market Improvement to the dynamics of steering heavy vehicles is something that all heavy vehicle drivers will welcome, with Volvo Group Australia taking a progressive step forwards that is currently unique for our market by adding its Dynamic Steering system to its portfolio of driver support systems. “What ...

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Classical Gas | TRUCK REVIEW – Gas powered trucks

Habitually the domain of the taxi industry, will stepping back into gas be the way forwards to reduce emissions?  Words by Chris Mullett. When fuel prices are low nobody gives a hoot about the cost of filling a tank. But, as prices rise, as they are doing so currently, the cost of fuelling a vehicle takes on a greater significance. ...

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Making Tracks | TRUCK REVIEW-VOLVO FH600 Globetrotter

Volvo’s FH600 Globetrotter provides plenty of on-road appeal, as Brenton O’Connor discovers. Photography by Geoff Parrington If you were in the market for a truck 30 years ago, and your purchasing decisions revolved around performance, fuel economy and engine brake performance, you would have purchased a North American truck every time. By contrast, the European offerings were typically heavy, underpowered, ...

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Volvo’s Heavy Hitters | TRUCK REVIEW

The US stays with conventional designs as the new VNX and VNL 760 come to market North American truck regulations could certainly do with a revamp that acknowledges efficiency and productivity when it comes to axle weights and payloads. But with a system that concerns itself with a general overall gross weight limit of 80,000 lb (36,287 kg) spread over ...

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KEEPING IT COOL | REVIEW – QCFM – Volvo Trucks

Melbourne-based QCFM grows its business in refrigerated freight – Words and images by Ed Higginson It is always great to see a business grow from small beginnings, reminding everyone out on the road that the dream of starting your own business can be achieved. And, with QCFM, managing director Eddie Quadara’s success has been amazing to see. Just six years ...

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Tony O’Connell Appointed Vice President Sales, Volvo Trucks Australia | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Group Australia is pleased to announce that current Aftersales and Services Vice President, Tony O’Connell, has been appointed Vice President Sales, Volvo Trucks Australia. Volvo Group Australia President and CEO Martin Merrick said the appointment demonstrated the Group’s confidence in Mr O’Connell’s expertise in understanding and responding to customers’ needs. Mr O’Connell started with Volvo Group Australia as a ...

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