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    Video: Watch Jean-Claude Van Damme do the splits between two Volvo trucks moving backwards
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    It must be fun working in the marketing department of Volvo Trucks these days. It seems any crazy thought conjured around a conference room table can be turned into a stunt using tightrope walkers, bull runners or hamsters. Risking the life of their own president is even within the bounds of ...

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    Video: JCVD loves Volvo Trucks, but he's headed for a split
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    Forget tightrope walkers, bull runners, driving hamsters and death-defying executives. Here comes Jean-Claude Van Damme. Known for his martial arts skills, which usually lead to him doing the splits in movies, JCVD will perform "Epic Splits" in an upcoming stunt for Volvo Trucks. For now, all we ...

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    Video: Volvo Trucks dons red to run with the bulls in Spain
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    We're not sure what's crazier: trusting a hamster to steer a semi truck on a dirt road in a rock quarry or painting a Volvo Trucks FL distribution truck red before leading a herd of bulls and bull runners through the narrow streets of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain. Whatever the case, the honesty of ...

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    Video: Watch this Volvo truck drive up a quarry road using hamster-powered steering
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    Volvo Trucks has been producing some of the most interesting and thrilling commercials around as of late, and this new one involves a live hamster. While you may wonder how could a hamster and a dump truck could be exciting, just know this ain't a Kia Soul commercial: the Swedish truck company ...

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    Video: Volvo Trucks' president Claes Nilsson delivers the right hook
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    We'd like to think that most executives stand behind their products, especially cars and trucks where people's lives are on the line. But Claes Nilsson has taken the principle one step further. In this brief video clip, the president of Volvo Trucks doesn't just stand idly by and watch the new ...

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    Video: Crazy woman tightrope walks between two moving semis to sell Volvo Trucks
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    We can think of plenty of good uses for long stretches of empty highway under construction, but performing a death-defying tightrope stunt between two semis is nowhere on our list. Now this isn't just any regular stunt, as Volvo Trucks enlisted world record-holding funambulist Faith Dickey and ...

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    Video: Watch Volvo's hybrid semi-truck set a land speed record
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    Volvo is taking its Mean Green hybrid truck on U.S. tour for a few months. One of the stops between Toronto Tuck World and the Volvo Ocean Race in Miami was Wendover, Utah, to attempt a couple of record-breaking speed runs. Mean Green uses a tuned version of Volvo's DI6 engine, an inline ...

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    Volvo truck takes on a Ferrari in drag race [w/video]
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    It seems these days everyone wants a piece of Ferrari, with countless sports car-makers gunning for Maranello's territory. But Volvo? Volvo Trucks, no less? Believe it or not, the latest drag race competition pitted a Volvo big-rig against a Ferrari 360 Spider. Of course it wasn't just any old ...

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    Volvo semi-truck sets land speed record
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    The Bugatti Veyron, a passenger car, will exceed 250 miles-per-hour whenever you feel like it. A decent number of other cars will break 200 without concern. In the picture above, however, is a warp speed mountain of metal that Boije Overbrink used to break the semi-truck land speed record, doing ...

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    New Volvo has 13-liter engine, 500 horsepower
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    Volvo FMX – Click above for high-res image gallery
    No, we didn't miss a decimal point. Volvo (well, Volvo Trucks, to be more precise) has just pulled one very big sheet off of a new heavy-duty construction truck called the FMX. The leviathan bears a host of features designed to help it ...

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    Study: Half of all European truck drivers don't wear their seatbelts
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    Volvo truck during crash testing – Click above for high-res image
    New research has revealed that up to 50 percent of European truck drivers don't buckle up when they hit the road. A study by CEASAR Research Institute discovered that seatbelt use among truck drivers varies widely from ...

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    Volvo Trucks roll down the catwalk (down the catwalk, yeah)
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    Click for hi-res gallery of Volvo Trucks clothing Trucker chic isn't exactly the same in Europe as it is in America, where every tool with a practical-joke or retro-themed television show is punkin' out the mesh-backed trucker hats. Case in point: the new apparel collection launched by Volvo ...

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    Wheeled Spaceship - Volvo BeeVan concept
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    They're going to have to change the name of this thing to NCC-1701, because piloting it will definitely make you feel like you're boldly going where no one's gone before. As part of the Michelin Design Challenge competition, Volvo has revised the design of the the traditional big-rig tractor. ...

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