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Volvo Trucks receives order from DFDS for 100 electric trucks

Volvo Trucks has received an order for 100 electric trucks from Copenhagen-headquartered logistics company DFDS. The order will increase the company’s total of Volvo heavy-duty electric trucks to 225. Of the 125 heavy trucks previously ordered from Volvo, 95 are currently operating in Sweden, Denmark, Lithuania, Belgium and the Netherlands, and 30 are to be… Read more »

Volvo Trucks introduces Turnkey Solutions fleet-management program in North America

Volvo Trucks, along with partners InCharge Energy, a developer of commercial EV charging systems, and Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a supplier of retail and fueling products, has launched its Turnkey Solutions process. This is designed to help fleet customers procure EV charging infrastructure products and services, plan installation, take advantage of incentives, and interface with utility companies…. Read more »

Volvo Trucks delivers heavy-duty electric concrete mixer truck to CEMEX

The iconic cement mixer truck, which fascinated so many of us in our childhood, is considered one of the most challenging vehicle classes to electrify, due to heavy loads and the need for continuous mixing of the concrete. However, Volvo Trucks and global construction materials company CEMEX have been working together since 2021 to make… Read more »

Volvo Trucks provides electrification consulting for fleet customers

One of the keys to Tesla’s early success was that the company understood that winning drivers over to electric drive involves more than just selling cars. The importance of a more comprehensive customer relationship applies with even more force in the commercial vehicle market, and savvy commercial EV makers are offering “turnkey” electrification solutions, helping… Read more »

Volvo Trucks to produce trucks with new rear e-axle

Volvo Trucks has introduced a new e-axle designed for the rear axle of its trucks. The company says the e-axle “allows even more batteries on the truck by integrating the electric motors and the transmission into the rear axle. More batteries mean longer range, which creates opportunities for long-distance transports to also be electrified.” “We… Read more »

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 »

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 Trucks’ next-gen VNR Electric offers enhanced range and additional configurations

Volvo Trucks North America is currently delivering its Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 truck to fleets across the US. Now the company has announced that production of a new model, which features an 85% increase in range, faster charging, and more configurations for heavy-duty transport, will begin in Q2 2022. The next-gen VNR Electric is… Read more »

Volvo Trucks and AMPLY Power collaborate on charge management programs for electric truck fleets

Charging and energy management provider AMPLY Power is collaborating with Volvo Trucks North America on customer programs to maximize uptime and cost savings for electric Class 8 heavy-duty truck fleets. The companies are now working on projects with two heavy-duty electric truck fleets. One of these is Manhattan Beer Distributors, one of the largest beverage… Read more »

DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks partner for electric truck pilot in Sweden

DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks have partnered to test the introduction of heavy-duty electric trucks for regional transport. To date, most deployments of electric trucks in Europe have been for shorter distances within urban areas. Now the two firms have initiated a project focusing on longer-distance heavy transport use cases. DHL and Volvo are conducting… Read more »