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    Volvo Trucks takes Swedish tyre trial

    2018-09-11T10:22:14Z

    Volvo Trucks is testing a tyre management service in Sweden in a move which it says will help it take care of potential malfunctions before they become serious. The pilot scheme, at this stage for selected customers in Europe, provides advanced monitoring of tyre pressure and temperature in real time. ...

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    Time to fall in line

    2018-07-02T14:42:53Z

    In April 2016, a fleet of trucks – some of which had driven almost 2,000km – arrived in the Dutch port of Maasvlakte and made modest headlines around the world. A few months later, a three-strong convoy of Volvo trucks hauled three containers on the interstate highway from the ...

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    Japan trials truck platooning

    2018-01-30T12:14:10Z

    Hino Motors, Isuzu Motors, Volvo group-owned UD Trucks and Daimler subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus have begun highway testing of truck platooning in Japan, under a project backed by the government. Each platoon consists of three 12-metre trucks, spaced about 35 metres apart and driving at 80km/h on motorways ...