Volvo marks a quarter century of aerodynamic truck design

September 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2008, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 25th anniversary of the aerodynamic truck design of Volvo Trucks North America. The first aerodynamically styled heavy-duty conventional trucks was introduced by Volvo in June 1983. The 1983 aerodynamics design included the wind-defeating devices such as a bullet-shaped, full-length roof fairing with cabside extenders, fairing extenders, and trim tabs.


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