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2016 Volvo Trucks Fuelwatch Challenge

2016 Volvo Trucks Fuelwatch Challenge

Semi-finalists of the 2016 Fuelwatch Challenge by Volvo Trucks Malaysia held an added advantage when they tackled the annual real-time driving competition – expert and personalised advice from the event’s past winners. Last year’s champion Nor Rahmat Abdul Talib, Ahmad Othman (Champion from 2014) and Zamri Abd Rahman (Champion from […]

Volvo Trucks Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge 2015

Volvo Trucks Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge 2015

The Volvo Trucks Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge 2015 saw some new records set as it concluded in Hua Hin, Thailand, recently. The competition, recognised as an annual mainstay event in the industry, embodies the company’s Fuelwatch mission towards a fuel-efficient industry model. During the event, participants attended a one-day training […]

Truck drivers and fleet operators discuss road safety issues

Truck drivers and fleet operators discuss road safety issues

Concerned over the rising number of road accidents in Malaysia, Volvo Trucks recently organised a safety forum for companies and truck drivers to discuss and raise road safety issues. Part of Volvo’s Globe Truckers initiative, the safety forum also acted as a platform for truck drivers to voice out the […]

The most fuel-efficient trucker in Malaysia

The most fuel-efficient trucker in Malaysia

The annual Volvo Trucks Malaysia Fuelwatch Challenge 2013 has concluded with Zamri bin Abdul Rahman of Shah Alam-based Konsortium Logistic Bhd beating close to 500 truckers nationwide. His victory was achieved with the lowest fuel consumption of 4.07 kms on 1 litre of fuel in the 40-kilometre final drive challenge […]

Volvo Trucks and Shell join forces for gas power

Volvo Trucks and Shell join forces for gas power

LIQUEFIED natural gas (LNG) has been given a boost by two of the haulage industry’s key players. The fuel, which contains more energy than diesel and can therefore be used more sparingly, increasing vehicle range, will be the subject of expended development within an agreement between Volvo Trucks and Shell. […]

‘Knowledge is power’ for cutting costs

‘Knowledge is power’ for cutting costs

ONLY 53% of truck drivers always drive as economically as they can, making significant financial savings possible for companies, says Volvo Trucks. A survey conducted online via Volvo’s worldtrucker.com website attracted 1,300 responses, more than half of whom said they always tried to use as little fuel as possible. Next, […]