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The Volvo VM is a medium-heavy truck suited for various regional distribution and urban operations. The truck is built in Volvo’s factory in Brazil and offers the best possible conditions for maximizing driver productivity thanks to the exclusive driver environment.

It if offered in four versions: VM 4x2 rigid, VM 6x2 rigid, VM 6x4 rigid and VM 4x2 tractor and a wheelbase of 3650, 3950, 4550, 4800 and 5150 mm. The engine’s output ranging from 210 to 310 hp and peak torque goes up to 1100 NM.

Volvo VM features a perfect overview of all instruments as well as good all-round visibility. Among the comfort and safety enhancing details you find adjustable seats and steering column, ergonomically located controls, and exclusive interior accessories.

The Volvo FH16 is the most powerful series-manufactured truck in the world. It is powered by a 16-liter engine that delivers a total of 700 hp, but Volvo is also offer a 540 HP and a 600 HP version.

The D16 engine features redesigned pistons, an optimized combustion process and a new oil thermostat that all help on reducing the fuel consumption, low emissions and long lifetime. The is also a new and larger system for exhaust after-treatment.

“The Volvo FH16 is intended for the very heaviest and most demanding of transport operations. It is also a highly prestigious truck for the customer who is looking for something truly out of the ordinary. And with 700 hp, the Volvo FH16 sets itself apart from everything else in the industry,” says Staffan Jufors, President and CEO of Volvo Trucks.

Press release after the jump.

Volvo Truck has prepared a new version for its FH line-up. Changes includes a new exterior design, new interior trim enhancements and a new transmission.

The Volvo FM now features the updated and improved headlights that were recently introduced on the FH model. The headlamps are divided into 2 separate units; the spot and fog lamp is a separate unit positioned below the headlight. The headlamp lens is made of plastic instead of glass to make it more resistant to stone chipping. For the interior Volvo added a table with dedicated space for cups and pens, a practical storage box and a paper holder in water-resistant fabric.

Also the 13-liter engine is now mated to a new I-Shift gearbox that helps reducing fuel consumption while delivering a total of 500 hp and torque peaks at 2500 Nm. A 11 liter engine is also offered.

New for 2010 is a full range of cab packages, from premium to basic that offer the customers more choices and opportunities to optimize the truck to specific needs.

Press release after the jump.


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