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.
Mar 1, 2023 - 12:14 pm
Volvo Trucks offers more e-trucks for the construction industry
Electric vehicles are perfectly suited for construction sites, as Volvo Trucks demonstrates with its heavy-duty electric trucks. The manufacturer now offers trucks with simple chassis and various superstructures, such as tippers, mixers or cranes – all with an electric drivetrain.
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.
Sep 15, 2022 - 02:42 pm
Ikea to use electric trucks from Volvo in Poland
Volvo Trucks, Ikea Industry, and logistics company Raben Group have agreed to cooperate in heavy-duty electric transport. Ikea Industry will use Volvo FM Electric trucks operated by Raben for internal goods transport between two production sites in western Poland.
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 12, 2022 - 03:23 pm
DHL orders more electric trucks from Volvo
Deutsche Post DHL has announced that it will procure 44 new electric trucks from Volvo for its European operations. Both companies have signed a cooperation agreement “to accelerate the transition to zero-emission commercial vehicles”.
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.
Feb 14, 2022 - 12:25 pm
Unicon & Volvo Trucks collaborate on electric concrete mixers
The Danish concrete manufacturer Unicon has ordered eleven Volvo FM Electric trucks from Volvo Trucks, which will be converted into concrete mixers and used in Denmark. In the future, the two companies aim to develop customised electric truck solutions for the concrete industry.
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.
Oct 6, 2021 - 12:50 pm
DFDS orders 100 FM Electric trucks
Volvo Trucks has announced its largest-ever order for electric trucks, with Northern European shipping and logistics company DFDS ordering 100 Volvo FM Electric trucks for delivery between late 2022 and 2023. The large order follows a successful customer trial.
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.