TITLE

Volvo's heavy trucks will be super-light

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2009, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that engineers at Volvo Technology have discovered a way to construct trucks that weigh less while carrying the same loads. The advancements Volvo has made in the field of lightweight technology will be utilized and applied to the construction of super-light trucks. It says that the only setback to this innovation is the cost of highly durable but expensive materials.
ACCESSION #
44235119

 

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