“This is unbelievable – I’m extremely proud and happy for my team,” says Immo Harju, team leader of Team Harju. “VISTA is always a very hard competition. If you want
The VISTA world final was a rare opportunity to bring together Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses workshop personnel from all over the world. We asked selected teams to share their
Given that it is a male dominated industry, it is no surprise that the vast majority of VISTA participants are men. But this is slowly changing and more and more
Five years ago Manqoba Mkhize was granted a Skills for Life scholarship to be an apprentice technician for Volvo Trucks in South Africa. Now he is getting ready for the
Margus Kristal and his Viru Valge team from Tallinn, Estonia have just returned from Gothenburg, where they finished second in the VISTA 2015-2016 European semi-final. Unfortunately this means they will
With the semi finals now over, the 32 teams who will take part in the world final can now be revealed. The world final will be held in Gothenburg on
During April, over 150 teams from all over Europe, Africa and the Middle East, have been in Gothenburg to take part in the VISTA 2015-2016 semi-finals. After three weeks of
Six teams from the Asia Pacific region, including overall winners Red Borneo from Indonesia, will be going to the world final of VISTA 2015-2016. VISTA 2015-2016 attracted more than 4000
Five teams from Latin America have now reached the VISTA world final, after an unforgettable semi-final in Curitiba last week. In total, 3000 participants from Latin America took part in
Three teams rose to the top at last week’s North American VISTA semi-final competition in Greensboro, US and are now ranked among the best 32 teams in the world. As
The Asia Pacific Final, which will decide which six teams from the region will qualify for the VISTA world final in Gothenburg, begins this week in Bangkok. In total 24
Next week, on 5-6 April, the Brazilian city of Curitiba will host 29 teams from all over Latin America for the semi-finals. It is the region’s biggest semi-final yet, and
The Treviso Group had 398 employees participating in VISTA 2015-2016, making them the largest dealer group in Brazil involved in the competition, as well as one of VISTA’s biggest supporters.
The European VISTA semi-final will be moved from Brussels to Gothenburg and postponed one week. The competition will be held April 4 to April 22. The decision to relocate was
This week, the first semi-final for VISTA 2015-2016 will kick-off in Greensboro, US, with seven teams from across North America hoping to win a spot in the world final. The
For VISTA 2015-2016, organisers in Peru made a concerted effort to increase registrations and managed to record its highest participation rate ever. When the Latin American semi-finals begin in Curitiba
When four new employees at the Nordica dealer group formed a VISTA team, they were told not to worry about results since it was their first competition. But despite their
VISTA 2015-2016 continues to be a huge success in the Asia-Pacific sales region, with record high participation and virtually no drop-outs over the three rounds. Over 1000 teams and 4000
The last of our ‘poster team’ profiles features Team A.L.E.R.T from South Africa. They are (from left to right in photo): Andrew Maseko (friend and mentor), Danie Sillands, Enrico Chiarello, Russell Pinard and Lee-Andrew
Next up in our poster team feature are Team Benicia, who work at the Truck Center in Dongtan City, South Korea. They are (from left to right in the photo) Shin Seonghwan, Kang
In the second of our ‘poster teams’ features, we head to Mexico to talk to the Los Cuartreros team… The Los Cuartreros team is based in Hermosillo, Sonora, in the
The number of female competitors in this year’s VISTA competition shows a small increase on 2013. Six per cent of those who registered globally are women. While this might not
In the coming weeks we will talk to four teams featured on promotional posters for VISTA 2015-2016. First up are Team Harju from Tampere in Finland. The reigning VISTA champions are
“Every question must have a worth to customers. To ensure that they receive top quality service remains the ultimate aim of the VISTA competition. It is central to what we
When Round One opens, a new link will appear on this site, which will be a clearly marked green button. Once logged-in to the site, users will be able to
As the excitement builds towards the opening round of VISTA 2015-2016 which begins next week, let’s take a look at 5 new things about the forthcoming competition. The 30 questions
VISTA 2015-2016 registration for North America opened on 12th August. Over 300 participants have already registered within the first two weeks and interest is gathering pace with Round One fast approaching. Canadian
Most of them are not even athletes and they don´t have lunch at fancy restaurants. But these guys are our real stars, inspired by new challenges. They are our real
On June 15th, hub Malaysia held the official kick off for the VISTA 2015-2016 competition. In the presence of more than 80 employees from both Market Company, Shah Alam dealership
The Essex-based MC Hammers team were delighted to finish in a very creditable 3rd place in 2012-2013. They are eagerly anticipating the forthcoming VISTA competition, which offers them the possibility
To become a champion takes a lot of teamwork, commitment and passion, and much much more…. Have a look at the VISTA 2015 -2016 promotion film from Asia.
The last VISTA competition in 2012-2013 generated many positive experiences for those who took part. Team Harju from Tampere in Finland won the title, yet they were not the only
How would you say that participation in the competition (and coming 2nd) has affected your business? The team ratio has improved significantly after the VISTA competition and also our working
As preparations for the forthcoming VISTA competition continue, we asked the team that won the previous competition, Team Harju from Tampere in Finland, about their experiences since securing the title
A Volvo Trucks’ ‘Train the trainers’ course which took place in Gothenburg in March dealt with all aspects of the I-Shift dual clutch gearbox. Those who took part returned to
Team Harju, the VISTA team from the Volvo Truck Centre in Tampere, Finland, are the new world champions after finishing first in this week’s world final in Gothenburg.
Having started with more than 17,000 people in 4,471 teams from 93 countries, the competition for VISTA 2012-2013 is now down to just 32 teams – all of whom are now in Gothenburg this week for the world final.
This week, 32 teams from all over the world will arrive in Gothenburg for the VISTA 2012-2013 world final. Three of those teams, Team Harju, Kuusamon Wetteri and Wetteri Power Oy, are from Finland - more than any other country.
Since its launch in 2010, the Skills for Life programme has been a huge success, with all nine apprentices successfully forging careers with Volvo Trucks in South Africa. Now Manqoba Mkhize has become the first graduate to reach a VISTA semi final.
With less than a month to go until the VISTA 2012-2013 world final, reining world champions Avesta Cruising Club recently handed over the cup in preparation for a new winner.
With the remaining finals ending in Sydney last week, the semi final phase of VISTA 2012-2013 is now over, and the competition is down to just 32 teams who will travel to Gothenburg this June for the world final.
After a tough APAC final, the last semi final for VISTA 2012-2013, six more teams have qualified for the world final, where they will compete alongside the best workshop personnel from all around the world.
Over the past three weeks, VISTA semi finals in Greensboro, Madrid and Curitiba, have generated extensive print, online and even television coverage from a number of media sources across the world.
April 18: The final day of competition in Madrid included semi finals for NAME (North Africa, Middle East) region and Volvo Buses.
April 11: 18 teams from Belarus, Ukraine, Israel, Greece, Portugal, Moldova, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey, competed together yesterday, in the Region East VISTA semi final.
Twenty teams from Lithuania, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia, Estonia, Poland and Slovenia, meet up in Madrid last Wednesday, for the Central East VISTA semi final. After a full day of competition, two Hungarian teams, Pevijola and Polgár1, qualified for the world final.
The VISTA 2012-2013 Latin America semi final has now ended, with the winners recently announced. B270F (Treviso Betim, Brazil), VTT (Dipesul Canoas, Brazil) and Macasa Vision (Ecuador).
April 9: The competition in the Central Europe VISTA semi final has now ended, with staff at the Volvo Training Centre in Madrid hosting another successful semi final.
Finland’s contingent of teams at last week’s Nordic VISTA 2012-2013 semi final in Madrid, put in an exceptional performance claimed three of the four world final spots available.
Yesterday, 4th April, saw twenty teams from Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland arrive at the Volvo Training Centre in Madrid, to participate in the Nordic VISTA semi finals.