Tag: Volvo Trucks

Sep 20, 2022 - 04:58 pm

Volvo Trucks presents electric axle drive at the IAA

Volvo Trucks has unveiled a new all-electric rear axle at IAA Transportation. The new electric axle allows more space for batteries in the truck by integrating the electric motors and transmission into the rear axle. According to Volvo, this should bring advantages especially in long-distance transport.

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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.

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Sep 14, 2022 - 03:59 pm

4 Gen Logistics orders 41 VNR Electric

Transport company 4 Gen Logistics has ordered 41 VNR electric trucks from Volvo Trucks North America for use in California. The trucks will transport freight between the Port of Long Beach and Southern California’s Inland Empire, a national logistics and warehousing hub.

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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.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 11:43 am

Volvo Trucks completes LIGHTS project in the USA

Volvo Trucks North America has announced the culmination of the Volvo LIGHTS project – a three-year project that brought together 14 public and private partners to design and implement a blueprint for the robust support ecosystem necessary to deploy battery-electric trucks and equipment at scale.

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Jul 17, 2022 - 04:07 pm

Volvo Trucks targets Californian charging corridor

In the USA, Volvo Trucks North America is working with partners in California to build a publicly accessible charging corridor for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Construction is to begin this year and be completed by the end of 2023.

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Jun 21, 2022 - 01:47 pm

Volvo Trucks presents FC truck with 1,000 km range

Volvo Trucks has presented an electric long-haul truck that is supposed to have a range of up to 1,000 kilometres with a hydrogen fuel cell. The Swedish company is not yet sure when such a vehicle could go into series production – but the first test vehicles are already on the road.

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Jun 21, 2022 - 12:30 pm

Rosenbauer presents electric rescue vehicle lineup

The Austrian fire brigade supplier Rosenbauer presented a complete range of electric emergency vehicles at the Interschutz trade fair. This includes the AT Electric based on an EV chassis from Volvo Trucks, but also an airport fire engine with an electrified Rosenbauer chassis and a turntable ladder.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/09/20/volvo-trucks-presents-electric-axle-drive-at-the-iaa/
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