Mar 15, 2023 - 03:45 pm
Volvo Trucks first to sell electric trucks in Korea
Volvo Trucks has started sales of heavy battery-electric trucks in South Korea and says it is the first global manufacturer to do so. Three electric models are now available for South Korean transport companies to order.
Jan 20, 2023 - 04:11 pm
“Orchard of Europe” edges toward 100% electric transport
Volvo Trucks has delivered 15 refrigerated electric trucks to Grupo Primafrio. The trucks of type Volvo FH Electric will collect fruits and vegetables in the Spanish Murcia region, known as the Orchard of Europe. The Group says this transitions its regional operations to 100% electric.
Dec 12, 2022 - 12:51 pm
Volvo expands heavy electric truck lineup
Volvo Trucks is now offering further variants of its FH, FM and FMX heavy-duty electric truck models. Sales of the additional chassis variants will begin immediately, with production in Gothenburg scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2023.
Oct 6, 2022 - 04:37 pm
Amazon orders 20 FH Electric from Volvo Trucks
In Germany, Volvo Trucks is to deliver 20 FH Electric heavy-duty electric trucks to Amazon before the end of the year. The electric trucks are to replace Amazon’s old diesel vehicles. Volvo Trucks only recently started series production of the FH Electric in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Sep 14, 2022 - 10:40 am
Volvo Trucks launches heavy electric truck production
Volvo Trucks has started series production of its heavy-duty electric trucks. The electric versions of the FH, FM and FMX models, which have been available for order since May, are being mass-produced in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo will also launch production in Ghent, Belgium next year.
May 17, 2022 - 03:01 pm
Volvo Trucks opens battery factory in Belgium
Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks has opened its first battery assembly plant in Ghent, Belgium. There, cells and modules from Samsung SDI are assembled into customised battery packs for the FH, FM and FMX heavy-duty electric truck series.
May 2, 2022 - 12:16 pm
Volvo Trucks opens books for full range of heavy electric trucks
Volvo Trucks has now officially opened the ordering system for its range of heavy electric trucks, the FH, FM and FMX. Until now, Volvo Trucks had mainly offered customers and partners to sign letters of intent to buy, but now the manufacturer is starting to take firm orders.
Dec 16, 2021 - 03:33 pm
Volvo takes the FH Electric out for Arctic testing
What happens to a battery-powered truck when the thermometer reads -25° C and strong winds are blowing? To find out, Volvo Trucks has completed winter tests with its upcoming 44-tonne FH Electric in the far north of Sweden – and introduced a preconditioning function in response.
Jun 29, 2021 - 11:40 am
Volvo Trucks reveals specs for the FH, FM and FMX
Volvo Trucks is now revealing the technical details of its three new all-electric truck models FH, FM and FMX, which are already available for purchase. Production of the new electric trucks will start in the second half of 2022, initially with tractor units. The chassis are then to follow at the beginning of 2023.