The new Volvo FH16

Jul 08 | 2024

The new Volvo FH16 is, according to the manufacturer, Europe’s most powerful truck but also a very fuel efficient one.

New Volvo FH16It can also run on 100% renewable fuels. On-road tests confirm that the all-new D17 engine in the FH16 achieves 5% better fuel economy and lower emissions while adding 7% more torque - a combination that increases efficiency and productivity for the most demanding transport tasks.

“Our engineers have delivered an engine that combines the highest torque and power level in any European truck, with superior fuel efficiency,” said Jan Hjelmgren, Head of Product Management and Quality at Volvo Trucks. “The facts speak for themselves – more torque and power with significant fuel and CO2 savings is a fantastic result. This means that our customers can carry out their assignments more efficiently and with higher productivity.”

The new Volvo is available in three power options and certified to run on HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) in all power ratings. The 700 hp version is also certified to run on 100% biodiesel (B100).

The Volvo FH16 and FH16 Aero with the all-new D17 engine will be available for ordering as from mid-2024 and production will start in the second half of 2024.

Photo: The new Volvo FH16.