Tag: Volvo Trucks

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.

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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”.

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May 6, 2022 - 01:46 pm

Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal build electric trucks for sewer cleaning

Volvo Trucks is cooperating with Bucher Municipal to develop an all-electric truck based on the Volvo FL Electric specifically for sewer cleaning. Bucher Municipal, a supplier of vehicles and equipment for cleaning and clearing operations, plans to deliver up to 80 all-electric sewer cleaning trucks to European cities by the end of 2023.

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Mar 30, 2022 - 09:50 pm

Volvo Trucks equips UK dealerships with chargers

Volvo Trucks has partnered with Swarco Smart Charging and Clarke EV to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure at 27 of its wholly-owned dealerships in the UK. The charging infrastructure project is part of a million-pound investment to support the move to an electric courtesy car fleet.

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Mar 30, 2022 - 06:20 pm

Performance Team orders 110 Volvo VNR Electric

Logistics company Maersk has ordered 110 Volvo VNR Electric trucks from Volvo Trucks in North America. The order complements an earlier order and marks the largest single commercial order for Volvo’s electric trucks to date.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 10:24 am

Volvo Trucks to supply 50 e-trucks to WattEV

Volvo Trucks North America has received an order for 50 electric trucks from WattEV. Watt EV will provide the 50 all-electric VNR Electric heavy-duty trucks to carriers in California as part of a Truck-as-a-Service (TaaS) model.

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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.

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Jan 14, 2022 - 03:15 pm

Volvo Trucks presents new model generation for the USA

Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled the next generation of its VNR Electric all-electric heavy-duty truck with longer range and shorter charging times. Production of the upgraded model is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2022. Orders are available now.

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Jan 2, 2022 - 08:33 pm

Ferronordic orders 32 electric trucks

Ferronordic, a service and distribution company in the construction equipment and truck sectors, has placed its first order for electric trucks in Germany. The order includes 21 Renault Trucks D Z.E and D Wide Z.E and eleven Volvo FL and Volvo FE Electric, making a total of 32 all-electric trucks.

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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.

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Nov 1, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Basel orders 4 electric fire trucks from Rosenbauer

The fire brigade of the canton of Basel-city has ordered four all-electric fire fighting vehicles of the RT model series from Rosenbauer. This is the first fleet order for the electric vehicle. Independently of this, Rosenbauer announces that it will now also present the first aerial ladder with an electric drive system.

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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.

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Aug 19, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Volvo Trucks delivers electric trucks to US companies

Volvo Trucks North America has delivered the first of five all-electric VNR Electric heavy-duty trucks to New York City-based beer and beverage distributor Manhattan Beer Distributors. This will use the electric trucks to serve customers throughout New York City, Long Island and surrounding areas.

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Jul 5, 2021 - 10:57 am

Daimler, Traton & Volvo plan truck charging network

The three commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, Traton and Volvo Group have signed a memorandum of understanding on the development and operation of a public high-performance charging network for battery-electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches in Europe.

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Jun 30, 2021 - 04:21 pm

New York orders Mack Trucks’ e-refuse trucks

Volvo Group’s subsidiary Mack Trucks has announced that the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) plans to purchase seven Mack LR Electric refuse models that are to operate in each of the city’s boroughs.

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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.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 02:40 pm

DFDS receives electric truck to supply Volvo factory

Northern European shipping and logistics company DFDS and Volvo Trucks are cooperating to electrify heavy truck transport. As a first step, DFDS will operate a fully electric truck to deliver parts to the Volvo truck factory near Gothenburg.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 11:30 am

IPCEI to fund 12 European hydrogen mobility projects

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Technology (BMWI) and the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (BMVI) have selected 62 major projects to receive government funding as part of a joint European hydrogen project (Hydrogen IPCEI). The BMVI is funding twelve projects in the mobility sector.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 12:54 pm

Cellcentric aims to mass produce fuel cells by 2025

Daimler Truck and the Volvo Group have presented the fuel cell joint venture strategy, Cellcentric, founded on 1 March 2021. For this purpose, the company plans to establish one of the largest series production of fuel cell systems in Europe.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 12:01 pm

Volvo takes over majority of Designwerk

The Volvo Group has announced that it will acquire 60 per cent of the shares in Designwerk Technologies AG. The Swiss company offers electric vehicles under the Futuricum brand and also develops modular high-performance batteries and mobile charging technology for electric vehicles.

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Apr 15, 2021 - 04:21 pm

USA: Volvo Trucks receives major e-truck order from QCD

Volvo Trucks North America has received its largest electric truck order to date. Customer Quality Custom Distribution (QCD), a national foodservice logistics supplier, will deploy 14 Volvo electric trucks in Southern California over the next two years.

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Mar 24, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Renault plans for electric truck in each segment by 2023

Renault Trucks intends to offer an all-electric range for each market segment (distribution, construction and long-haul) from 2023. To this end, the company has now created various departments specialised in electric mobility. Renault has also provided initial technical data for the Kangoo Rapid panel van.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 03:04 pm

Volvo Group invests in charging specialist Driivz

Volvo Group has invested in Israeli startup Driivz, a software specialist for charging solutions. The company developed a platform to manage large charging systems for electric vehicles, with Volvo looking into heavy-duty applications.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/17/volvo-trucks-opens-battery-factory-in-belgium/
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