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Heliox to fast-charge Volvo electric buses in Luxembourg

Luxembourg public transport operator Sales-Lentz has ordered three Heliox Fast Charge Systems with the OppCharge open interface to provide fast charging services at end-of-route stations for its four Volvo 7900 electric buses. The chargers will be delivered in the second quarter of 2017. Earlier this year, Volvo and Heliox, together with other vehicle and charger… Read more »

Volvo sells electric buses to Luxembourg

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is steadily electrifying its public transit. Transport operator Sales-Lentz bought its first Volvo hybrid buses in 2009, and now has 24 Volvo hybrids and 12 Volvo PHEVs in its fleet. The company is now taking the next step in electrification with the purchase of four Volvo 7900 Electric buses, which… Read more »

Luxembourg buys 5 Volvo plug-in hybrid buses, ABB chargers

The city-state of Luxembourg became the latest metro area to plug in its public transit, as local bus operator AVL ordered 5 plug-in hybrid buses from Volvo. Electronics giant ABB will supply the charging equipment. Luxembourg City already has 14 Volvo 7900 Hybrid buses, which went into service in 2011. The new Volvo 7900 Electric… Read more »

Volvo’s new small car range to include an EV

As Volvo unveiled two concept cars built around the new Compact Modular Architecture, it announced that its new global small car range will include a pure battery electric vehicle, as well as Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain variants. Volvo previously announced that it would produce a pure EV based on its larger Scalable Product Architecture… Read more »

Volvo sells 11 plug-in buses to Belgian city

Volvo has won an order for 11 plug-in hybrid buses from the city of Namur in Belgium, the largest order to date for the company’s electrified buses. The buses will run on electric power within the city’s new zero-emissions zone. Public transport authority TEC, which transports more than 250 million passengers per year, is also… Read more »

Volvo to produce an EV by 2019

Volvo has announced a major expansion of its electrification plans. The company says it will introduce PHEVs across its entire range, and bring a pure EV to market by 2019. In the first phase of the new strategy, Volvo will introduce plug-in hybrid versions of its 90 series and 60 series larger cars, based on… Read more »

Volvo: Electric buses could save cities millions per year

It’s indisputable that electric buses can save local transit authorities substantial amounts on fuel and maintenance costs. However, a new analysis conducted by the Volvo Group and the audit and advisory firm KPMG finds that, taking into consideration such factors as noise, travel time and emissions, the total savings may be much higher. “Standard investment… Read more »