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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 electric trucks now have longer range

Volvo Trucks has introduced new, more powerful batteries for its medium-duty electric trucks, the Volvo FL and Volvo FE.  The new batteries offer 42% more energy capacity and are capable of delivering an increased range of up to 450 km (280 miles) in the Volvo FL Electric or 275 km (170 miles) in the Volvo… 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 »

Volvo receives order for up to 1,000 electric trucks

Volvo Trucks has signed a letter of intent to sell 1,000 electric trucks to Swiss building solution provider Holcim by 2030.  The deal is the largest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks, and the first 130 units will be delivered in 2023 and 2024 to markets including France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK…. 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 »

Holcim to deploy 1,000 Volvo electric trucks

Construction material provider Holcim will deploy up to 1,000 electric trucks from Volvo by 2030. Deliveries will start in the fourth quarter of 2023. This deal, reportedly the largest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks, is part of a wider partnership between Holcim and Volvo Group to deploy electric trucks across Holcim’s operations… Read more »

Two Volvo FH Electric trucks to operate in Swedish mines

Volvo Trucks and Swedish mining company Boliden have teamed up to implement electric truck transport in underground environments. Exhaust gases from diesel vehicles are responsible for most of the carbon dioxide emissions from Boliden’s mines. The company is committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by 40% by 2030, in which the electrification of transport is… Read more »

Volvo delivers 20 electric trucks to DFDS in Sweden

Volvo has supplied the first batch of 20 FM Electric trucks, out of a total order of 125, to Danish integrated shipping and logistics company DFDS in Gothenburg, Sweden. Fourteen vehicles from the new fleet will be used to transport goods to and from Volvo’s heavy truck assembly plant located outside the city. According to… 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 »

Australian shipping firm orders 36 Volvo FL electric trucks

Australian express freight company Team Global Express has ordered 36 Volvo FL electric trucks–apparently the automaker’s largest electric truck order in Australia to date.  The Volvo FL electric trucks are designed for urban distribution and have a load capacity of 5.5 tonnes. They will become a part of Team Global Express Sydney’s metropolitan pick-up and… Read more »