Tag: Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks showcases new zero-emissions truck

Volvo Trucks showcases new zero-emissions truck

Imagine a truck that only emits water vapor, produces its own electricity onboard and has a range of up to 1 000 km. It’s possible with fuel cells powered by hydrogen, and Volvo Trucks has started to test vehicles using this new technology. To decarbonize transport, Volvo Trucks already today […]

Volvo Trucks invests R130 Million in new Durban dealership

Volvo Trucks invests R130 Million in new Durban dealership

Volvo Trucks South Africa has opened a new R130 million dealership facility in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, to support the growth of the brand’s vehicle parc in the region. The new facility is strategically located in the Riverhorse Valley Business Estate, which is easily accessible from the N2 highway, connecting it to […]

Lafarge and Volvo Trucks join forces to accelerate women in transport

Lafarge and Volvo Trucks join forces to accelerate women in transport

Lafarge South Africa and Volvo Trucks South Africa have joined forces with other stakeholders to launch the AccelerateHer initiative to accelerate women-owned truck operations in the country. Ten women from KwaZulu-Natal will be selected for the pilot phase of the project, with the intention to replicate and grow it in […]

Volvo Trucks SA recognised for driving equality

Volvo Trucks SA recognised for driving equality

Volvo Trucks Southern Africa was named one of the country’s top gender empowered companies. The company was awarded for its commitment to, and achievement in the promotion of workplace equality for women. Endorsed by Standard Bank, United Nations Women, and supported by the Commission for Gender Equality, this initiative now […]

Bringing water to where it is most needed

Bringing water to where it is most needed

Water is a scarce and precious commodity, and access to reliable and clean source is a basic human right.  Unfortunately, many communities around South Africa must do without this essential resource. For this reason, Volvo Trucks South Africa has donated two FMX trucks to the SOS Water on Wheels project […]

Volvo Trucks launches four new ranges

Volvo Trucks launches four new ranges

Volvo Trucks South Africa has introduced four new truck ranges to the local market, with a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity. The launch of the four new-generation extra heavy commercial trucks; the Volvo FH, FH16, FM and FMX, is the biggest in the company’s history. “Our […]