PARIS, Ont. -- The inaugural Southern Ontario Truck Convoy for Special Olympics in 2005 featured 59 trucks and raised $30,000 for the cause. The 15th running of the event this year saw 133 trucks raise $133,000, bringing this convoy's total lifetime contribution to $1.063 million.
DUBLIN, Va. -- Volvo Trucks is adding a new driver-assist steering feature to its 2020 Model Year line up. Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS) is an electric-over-hydraulic steering-assist system designed to improve maneuverability and lessen driver steering effort by up to 85% at low speed, while maintaining a stiffer feel at highway speeds.
DUBLIN, Va. -- If current build rates hold up, Volvo expects to see 311,000 new Class 8 trucks roll onto North American highways this year -- down from earlier estimates, but a natural consequence of the economy slowing down somewhat.