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Volvo CE and Mack Trucks deliver electric excavator and refuse truck to Florida waste hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment and Mack Trucks, both Volvo Group companies, recently delivered an electric excavator and an electric refuse truck to Boca Raton, Florida-based Coastal Waste & Recycling, which has 25 locations in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, and operates more than 700 vehicles. Coastal is piloting a 23-ton Volvo EC230 Electric excavator at a… Read more »

Mack Trucks launches truck-as-a-service leasing for the new MD Electric truck

Mack Trucks, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, has launched a usage-based leasing option for its MD Electric medium-duty truck, which is expected to go into production late this year (Mack is currently taking orders). The ElectriFi Subscription program allows customers to pay as they go based on monthly miles driven. Chassis and body, charging,… Read more »

Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle delivered to Coastal Waste & Recycling

US truck maker Mack Trucks, a subsidiary of Volvo, has delivered a Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle to Florida-based Coastal Waste & Recycling.  Nextran Truck Centers will provide service and support. Coastal Waste & Recycling is also piloting Volvo Construction Equipment’s CE EC230 Electric 23-ton excavator. The Mack LR Electric features two-stage regenerative braking and… Read more »

Mack’s mobile off-grid charging system helps customers evaluate EVs

Mack Trucks, part of the Volvo Group, has built a mobile off-grid charging system that’s integrated into the body of a Mack MD Electric truck. The system’s raison d’être is to help Mack customers test Class 6-8 electric vehicles, and evaluate their feasibility for their fleets. The mobile Mack MD Electric charging unit can be… Read more »

Westminster City Council powers fleet of 45 electric refuse trucks with waste

In a recent interview, a Mack Trucks exec gave Charged several reasons that garbage trucks represent an ideal use case for EVs, and here’s one more: refuse trucks can be powered by electricity generated by the waste they collect. That’s just what’s going on at the Landmann Way depot in London, where an adjacent waste… Read more »

Clearing the roadblocks to electrification of heavy-duty trucks

Q&A with electric truck expert Rustam Kocher Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles make up a small fraction of the vehicles on the road, but they generate a disproportionate amount of pollution. Therefore, electrifying them is critical to reducing emissions. Furthermore, the case for electric trucks and buses would seem to be an easy one to make…. Read more »

Mack MD Electric medium-duty truck now available for order

Mack Trucks has announced that dealers are now taking orders for the Mack MD Electric, the brand’s first medium-duty electric vehicle. The MD Electric is designed to complement the diesel Mack MD, introduced in 2020. The company’s first EV was the Mack LR Electric, which began production in December 2021. The new truck, which is… Read more »

How to make heavy-duty electric trucks work in practice

Fleets tested Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 tractors for three years: Here’s what they learned. Large commercial trucks and other heavy equipment have run on diesel fuel for many decades now. Requirements for more aggressive emission after-treatment and the hardware to achieve that add cost and complexity for fleet operators. Rising fuel-economy standards during the… Read more »

Pilot and Volvo to build charging network for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks

Pilot Company (formerly Pilot Flying J), which operates over 800 retail fuel stations, is moving with confidence into the EV charging space. Now the company has signed a letter of intent with the Volvo Group to develop a charging network open to all battery-electric Class 8 truck brands. Chargers will be located at select Pilot… Read more »