Volvo Trucks Stories July 5

Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, and the TRATON GROUP have signed a non-binding agreement to implement and operate a high-performance public charging network for electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks throughout Europe. The agreement was signed to accelerate the growth of charging infrastructure and support the EU’s shift toward climate-neutral transportation.

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Volvo Trucks Stories February 23

Volvo's FH Electric Truck for DHL in Europe

DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks have recently announced a partnership to eventually implement heavy-duty electric trucks in Europe. The agreement includes exclusive, pilot tests of a fully electric Volvo FH truck. To begin, the truck will travel between two DHL Freight logistics terminals in Sweden beginning next month.

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Volvo Trucks Stories December 3, 2020

Volvo officially started North American commercial sales of its VNR electric heavy truck today, ahead of production, which will start in “early 2021.”

The truck will be available in three configurations: a single-axle box truck with 33,200lb GCWR, and two tractor configurations, a 4×2 with 66,000lb and a 6×2 with 82,000lb GCWR.

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Volvo Trucks Stories February 14, 2020

Volvo Trucks launched their electric heavy duty truck program in California this week, nicknamed “Volvo LIGHTS.”  Its centerpiece is the new Volvo VNR Electric heavy duty truck, which enables local and regional heavy duty cargo hauls.  It will be used in a pilot program to haul cargo from the ports of Los Angeles to regional distribution hubs in Southern California’s Inland Empire.

As part of the launch, Volvo invited us out to Fontana speedway for a quick drive of the VNR electric, which handled better than it has any right to given its huge size.

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Volvo Trucks Stories February 12, 2020

Volvo Trucks has launched a pilot program in California that brings several of their new all-electric VNR class 8 heavy duty trucks to the road.

The company invited us out to Fontana speedway yesterday for some more insight into their program.

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Volvo Trucks Stories November 7, 2019

Volvo announced that it has started selling its new electric trucks in some markets in Europe with deliveries starting next year. expand full story

Volvo Trucks Stories February 21, 2019

Volvo Trucks announced it has delivered its first electric trucks to two customers in Sweden as part of a development program to bring the electric vehicles to market. expand full story

Volvo Trucks Stories December 12, 2018

Volvo Trucks has a really extensive electrification program with several electric trucks currently being tested and developed.

They are teasing a new all-electric semi truck to be added to the list. expand full story

Volvo Trucks Stories September 13, 2018

If your truck is completely autonomous, why would you need a cab? Volvo Trucks believes that you don’t and that’s why they built a new all-electric and autonomous truck without a cab called Vera. expand full story

Volvo Trucks Stories May 9, 2018

The Swedish group Volvo Trucks announced that it will bring its electric trucks to the road as soon as this year and with the unveiling of a new truck today, they have already added two new electric trucks in their lineup in just a few weeks.

They unveiled “the Volvo FE Electric”, a truck “designed for heavier city distribution and refuse transport operations with gross weights of up to 27 tonnes.” expand full story

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