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Volvo Trucks Introduces Genuine Painted Parts Program


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Volvo Trucks North America now offers a painted parts program intended to deliver genuine, factory-built replacement parts, custom painted for pre-order or quick turnaround, the company said. The program offers customers and dealers the opportunity to order more than three dozen different parts, including hoods and bumpers, for both the Volvo VNL and VNM models, the Greensboro, N.C.-based company said, adding that each genuine replacement part is painted with the same custom formula and high-quality Imron paint that is used at Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley facility in Dublin, Va. VTNA is a unit of Volvo Group, and expects to ship all hood and bumper orders within 48 hours of request.

“With this program, our dealers can stock or express-order custom-painted pieces for their fleet customers. In some cases, repairs can literally begin on those vehicles as soon as the truck rolls into the shop,” Michael Leipold, Volvo Trucks parts marketing product manager, said in a statement. “That can mean the truck is on the road days earlier than was previously possible.” The program also offers bulk part ordering for all models, as well as fully dressed hoods for the VNL.

Fully dressed products come complete with mirrors, headlights and grille ready to bolt on and roll, VTNA said. Full-cab options round out the program. A complete line of VNL and VNM cabs are available painted, sealed and ready for final dressing at the dealership.

An enhanced, semi-groomed daycab is also available for both models.

All cab options can be available to ship within 20 days of order, the company said.

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