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Clean trucks to clean cities: Volvo Trucks to deploy 80 electric sewer cleaner trucks in Europe

Several cities in Europe, and a couple in China, have implemented zero-emission zones, and this is expected to generate demand for electric service trucks. Bucher Municipal, a global supplier of municipal vehicles such as street sweepers, winter maintenance equipment and refuse vehicles, has joined forces with Volvo Trucks to develop an all-electric sewer cleaner built… Read more »

AMPLY Power to manage charging for Volvo VNR electric truck fleet in California’s Central Valley

Fleet charging specialist AMPLY Power will support the deployment of two Volvo VNR Electric Trucks operated by Producers Dairy in Fresno. AMPLY managed the design and installation of charging infrastructure at the company’s processing facility, which includes two 150 kW DC fast chargers. AMPLY will also provide ongoing managed charging services through its OMEGA platform…. Read more »

Truck-as-a-Service startup WattEV orders 50 Volvo VNR electric trucks

WattEV has ordered 50 Volvo VNR Class 8 electric trucks to launch its Truck-as-a-Service (TaaS) model in California. Over the next several months, the e-trucks will begin operating on routes between California’s San Joaquin Valley, Inland Empire, and the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. WattEV’s TaaS model offers shippers and carriers access to… Read more »

Danish concrete provider plans to test 11 Volvo FM Electric trucks

Unicon, a producer and supplier of ready-mixed concrete in Denmark, operates a fleet of 195 trucks, and is beginning to explore the possibility of electrification. The company tested a Volvo FE Electric truck, and now plans to order 11 Volvo FM Electric models, which will be converted to cement mixers. Deliveries are to start by… Read more »

Volvo Penta’s Transformation From Diesel Engine Supplier to Complete ZEV Solution Provider

In this session, Volvo Penta’s Zeyd Okutan will discuss the company’s electric driveline solutions and the strategic approach it has chosen to electrify the non-highway segment connected to its long experience in diesel engines.  Working together with its customers, Volvo Penta leverages the knowledge and proven technology of the entire Volvo Group to move towards… Read more »

Volvo Trucks claims the lead in Europe’s electric truck market

Sales of heavy-duty battery-electric trucks are starting to climb in Europe, and Volvo Trucks claims to have established a leading market share of 42% in 2021. The company took orders for more than 1,100 electric trucks worldwide. Volvo cites statistics from the market analysis group IHS Markit, which found that some 346 electric trucks (16… Read more »

Volvo revamps Swedish plant to produce next-gen EVs, adds Tesla-style megacasting

Volvo Cars plans to invest SEK 10 billion ($1.07 billion) in its Torslanda manufacturing plant in Sweden over several years, in preparation for the production of its next generation of EVs. The company will introduce a number of new technologies and manufacturing processes at the plant, including the Tesla-pioneered technique of megacasting of aluminum body… Read more »

Norwegian Post orders 29 Volvo electric trucks

The Norwegian Postal Service has ordered 29 electric trucks from Volvo Trucks—one of the truck-maker’s largest ever in Europe. The order follows an earlier one for three electric trucks. Volvo Trucks will deliver a total of 32 electric and 13 biogas-fueled trucks to Norwegian Post in 2022. The order includes different two- and three-axle configurations… Read more »

Redwood Materials collaborates with Ford and Volvo on battery recycling pilot

Redwood Materials, the battery materials firm founded by Tesla cofounder JB Straubel, has launched a battery recycling pilot in California that aims to “establish efficient, safe and effective recovery pathways for end-of-life hybrid and EV battery packs.” Ford and Volvo are the first automakers to directly support the program, but the company will accept all… Read more »