One of the latest and most modern Volvo Truck Dealerships in the United States recently opened in Greensboro, North Carolina. Our European correspondent Sven-Erik Lindstrand was on hand to tour the crown jewel in Volvo's dealer network. Photos by Sven-Erik Lindstrand
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Learning to maneuver trucks weighing 18,000-lbs. safely and smoothly is one thing; doing so on uneven gravel roads while getting shot at is something else.
And that's before the co-drivers get trained on how to quickly get control of the vehicle if the main driver gets wounded.
Obviously, we're talking about sharpening the skills of military personnel here; ones tasked with operating a bevy of heavy equipment.
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Toyota Motor Corp. is blazing some new vehicle paths abroad and in the U.S., with plans to launched fully-operational fuel cell buses in Japan alongside testing of a fuel-cell powered tractor-trailer here in U.S. And that's before we examine Toyota's latest light truck offerings, including an eye-popping custom Land Cruiser shown off at the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show earlier this month. (All photos courtesy of Toyota)...Read the rest of this story