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Volvo VNR Electric Trucks debut in Coke Canada’s Red Fleet

In September, Coke Canada Bottling launched a pilot program by introducing six Volvo VNR Electric trucks to its Red Fleet of 850 heavy-duty trucks that service customer delivery routes in the Greater Montreal area. According to Volvo, its VNR Electric trucks have a six-battery configuration with a capacity of 565 kWh and a range of… Read more »

Volvo and University of Minnesota to conduct extreme weather field testing on Volvo VNR electric trucks

Volvo Trucks North America is working with the University of Minnesota (UMN) to conduct extreme weather testing for its Class 8 VNR Electric model to analyze the impact of ambient temperature on a truck’s battery life. UMN has teamed up with Murphy Logistics Solutions to test the trucks in Minnesota in winter temperatures and H-E-B… Read more »

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling to use Volvo VNR Electric trucks in pilot program

Volvo Trucks North America has announced that its electric trucks will be used by Coca-Cola Canada Bottling as part of a pilot program in the Greater Montreal Area. Coke Canada operates a fleet of 650 heavy-duty trucks. On April 13, Volvo Trucks hosted a demo day for delivery drivers, who learned to extend range by maximizing… Read more »

Tradelink Transport buys 15 Volvo VNR Electric trucks to serve ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Tradelink Transport, a minority-owned trucking company based in Compton, California, operates a fleet of 40 Class 8 trucks, transporting a variety of products for major shipping companies between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and nearby rail yards. The company recently purchased 15 Volvo VNR Electric trucks, which are expected to provide air… 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 »

Performance Team orders 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks

Warehousing and distribution company Performance Team (a Maersk company) has placed an order for 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks—the largest order for the model to date. The Volvo VNR Electric is designed for local and regional freight distribution, and the new e-trucks will go into service carrying regional loads to customers across Southern… 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 pilots VNR Electric truck at California dealership

Volvo Trucks North America has deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck in Southern California as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project—a collaboration with the South Coast Air Quality Management District and 13 other organizations to develop a blueprint to scale up the adoption of battery-electric trucks. The first… Read more »

Performance Team and Prologis launch new electric truck charging depot in LA

California-headquartered warehousing and distribution provider Performance Team (a Maersk company) and California-headquartered logistics real estate leasing company Prologis have opened a 9 MW EV truck charging depot in Los Angeles.  The Denker depot joins Performance Team’s other Southern California facilities in Santa Fe Springs and Commerce, which are also equipped with Prologis Mobility charging infrastructure… Read more »