Volvo debuts new fuel efficient powertrain package

March 16, 2022

Volvo Trucks North America on Tuesday announced the debut if its fuel efficient powertrain package, I-Torque.

Comprised of Vovlo’s standard D13 Turbo Compound engine; I-Shift transmission with overdrive features, adaptive gear shift strategy and a new map-based version of the predictive cruise control Volvo I-See; and exceptionally low rear axle ratios (as low as 2.15);  I-Torque enables the truck to operate optimally with up to a 31 percent increase in fuel efficient speed range, achieving up to 8.5 miles per gallon at 85 mph, according to Volvo.