2020 Volvo Tractor Performance And New Engine – 2020 volvo tractor
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ATLANTA — A new agent archetypal meant to enhance regional-haul assignments was apparent by Volvo Trucks North America at the North American Commercial Agent Show.
The VNR 660 appearance a high-roof sleeper advised to enhance amplitude and comfort, the aggregation explained at the biennial appearance on Oct. 28.
“This is absolutely for some actual customized applications,” Allison Athey, a artefact business administrator at Volvo Trucks North America, told reporters at the all-embracing display floor. “It’s activity to action all of the amenities for the driver, whether they’re in and out of cities or charge to break in the cab for a brace of nights.”
The VNR 660 is appointed for availability in the aboriginal analysis of 2020, according to the company. It aims to accommodate barter a way to access burden accommodation while gluttonous to advance assertive breadth and weight requirements. It appearance a high-roof agreement with a 61-inch sleeper, as able-bodied as a bumper-to-back-of-cab breadth of 164 inches. And, its beneath awning architecture is meant to optimize afterimage and maneuverability.
“The new VNR 660 barter archetypal addresses the needs of regional-haul barter attractive for means to access payloads by abbreviating the weight of the agent and enabling the use of best bivouac sizes after sacrificing efficiency,” said Chris Stadler, additionally a artefact business administrator at Volvo Trucks North America, in a able statement.
An autogenous appearance of the Volvo VNR 660’s disciplinarian environment. (Volvo Trucks North America)
Besides the VNR 660, admiral additionally appear that alpha in the additional analysis of abutting year, the barter maker will accommodate the FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit as a factory-installed option. That advantage would accommodate the arrangement of caster covers and fairings for bigger aerodynamics and ammunition efficiency.
Specifically, the AeroKit surrounds the drive auto to administer the air about the tractor while in motion. The close adumbrated the architecture would abbreviate turbulence while acceptable aerodynamics.
By the end of this year, Volvo will action factory-installed FlowBelow caster covers and fairings separately, as able-bodied as the FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit included with its Xceed ammunition ability amalgamation as an advantage for barter orders in 4×2, 6×2 and 6×4 arbor configurations.
“Heavy-duty trucks acquaintance a abundant accord of turbulence and annoyance due to their arduous admeasurement and acceleration at which they biking bottomward the road,” Josh Butler, admiral and founder, of FlowBelow Aero Inc., said in a statement. “The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit decidedly decreases the appulse of those factors, optimizing the apparent forth the ancillary of the barter to accomplish it added aerodynamic, arch to bigger ammunition breadth and absolute accumulation for customers.”
VTNA Admiral Peter Voorhoeve by John Sommers II for Transport Topics
At the columnist event, Volvo Trucks North America Admiral Peter Voorhoeve emphasized the company’s charge to amplify connectivity, automation and electromobility. “Some companies are alteration with the times,” Voorhoeve told reporters. “We are committed to alteration the times.”
The aggregation appear it had accomplished added than 200,000 affiliated cartage in North America, which is allotment of some 560,000 affiliated trucks globally in the Volvo Trucks division.
Ash Makki, addition artefact business administrator for the company, explained, “Over the accomplished few years, apparent improvements in connectivity accept apprenticed change and formed real-world opportunities in the trucking industry for safer, smarter and added acceptable operations.”
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