Volvo Trucks Corporation is a Swedish automobile manufacturer, one of the world leaders in the production of heavy trucks. Translated from Latin, “volvo” means “I spin” or “I roll.” Owned by the world's second largest truck manufacturer, Volvo Group.
In 2001, Volvo Trucks acquired a controlling stake in Renault's truck division (RVI), which became part of it in 2002 under the name Renault Trucks.
Volvo produces predominantly (95%) heavy-duty commercial vehicles (in the class of over 16 tons).
Volvo trucks are positioned by the manufacturer as safe and comfortable.