Tag: Volvo Trucks

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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Feb 24, 2021 - 01:56 am

Volvo & DHL Freight start pilot with e-semi-trailer

DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks want to jointly drive forward the introduction of purely electric heavy trucks for regional transport in Europe. In a pilot project in Sweden, a Volvo electric truck will be tested over longer distances.

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Nov 5, 2020 - 01:16 pm

Volvo Trucks to electrify entire lineup by 2021

Volvo Trucks will add battery-electric trucks to its complete model range in Europe from 2021. The EV range will then include electric trucks from 16 to 44 tonnes for logistics, waste management, regional transport and urban construction.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 04:33 pm

Volvo Trucks North America awarded California EV grants

Volvo Trucks North America was awarded $21.7 million in grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage. Deliveries are to begin next year, with the order expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2022.

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Oct 10, 2020 - 03:53 pm

Rosenbauer & Volvo release all-electric fire truck

Austria’s Rosenbauer presents the first all-electric fire engine based on a series chassis as the development builds on Volvo’s FL Electric also known from city logistics. The new truck allows flexible use, says Rosenbauer, not “only” firefighting.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 03:46 pm

DB Schenker introduces Volvo FL Electric fleet in Oslo

With the integration of a new Volvo FL Electric truck into the electric fleet of the ‘Oslo City Hub’ distribution centre, DB Schenker can now carry out its city logistics in Oslo without direct emissions. A further 23 electric vehicles are to follow by the end of the year.

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Jul 3, 2020 - 01:32 pm

Renault launches charging subsidiary

Groupe Renault has created a new subsidiary called Elexent to help other companies find solutions for charging their fleets of electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles. A branch office in France is already operational.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Daimler progresses fuel cell cooperation with Volvo

Daimler has taken an organisational step towards a commercial vehicle fuel cell joint venture with Volvo Trucks: In the newly founded Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, all of the Group’s fuel cell activities will now be bundled together.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Daimler & Volvo join on truck and bus fuel cells

Daimler Truck and the Volvo Group intend to establish a joint venture to develop and build fuel cells for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Although the letter of intent just signed is non-binding, a final agreement is expected to be concluded by the end of the year.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 04:16 pm

Volvo electric heavy-duty and regional use trucks

After Volvo Trucks recently started selling electric trucks for urban traffic, the manufacturer now plans to introduce heavy electric vehicles for construction and regional distribution and has developed two concept trucks.

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Nov 25, 2019 - 01:13 pm

Akasol remains in the red

The German battery system supplier Akasol was able to significantly increase its sales in the first nine months of the current year. The bottom line, however, is still a loss of millions.

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Feb 7, 2019 - 01:51 pm

Akasol to deliver heavy duty batteries to Sweden

The German battery system manufacturer Akasol has announced the extension of their long-term framework agreement to supply an unnamed Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer with high-performance battery systems for electric buses and trucks.

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Nov 8, 2018 - 07:04 pm

Volvo starts infrastructure cooperation with Greenlots

As part of the previously reported broader introduction of electric trucks in North America, Volvo Trucks will be cooperating with the charging infrastructure specialists Greenlots, as well as other partners including ABB, who will help set up charging infrastructure in warehouse facilities in southern California.

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Sep 13, 2018 - 06:32 pm

Volvo Trucks presents autonomous e-truck

Volvo Trucks has presented a new truck concept named Vera, which comprises a fully electric system, as well as autonomous driving capabilities. They aim to serve companies with regular transport between fixed logistics locations.

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Jul 3, 2018 - 06:26 pm

Volvo Trucks appoints Jobson as VP for e-mobility

Volvo Trucks is reenforcing the reigns to bundle their electric transport activities. Edward Jobson is to act as Vice President for the new Electromobility unit charged with developing electrified solutions for city logistics.

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May 8, 2018 - 03:11 pm

Volvo presents its 2nd electric truck – FE Electric

After just having launched their first electric truck ever, Volvo Trucks presents the FE Electric. Their second model is designed for heavier city distribution and to serve as refuse truck with gross weights of up to 27t. Sales will kick-off in Europe next year.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 03:52 pm

Volvo Trucks to share battery technology

Volvo Trucks, that is due to launch its first all-electric semi next year, says it wants to market the battery technology across brands in order to reduce cost. They would not only share their tech with trucks though but also with buses and heavy industries.

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Apr 12, 2018 - 02:31 pm

Volvo Trucks releases technical details of FL Electric

Volvo Trucks has finally released the technical specifications of their first fully electric truck. The Volvo FL Electric is designed for urban delivery routes, as well as communal service, such as garbage removal, and has a range of up to 300 km.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/15/usa-volvo-trucks-receives-major-e-truck-order-from-qcd/
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