DFDS orders 100 Volvo electric heavy-duty trucks

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Volvo Trucks received an order for 100 Volvo FM Electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe’s?largest The deal is the largest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks, and one of the largest yet for heavy electric trucks worldwide.

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Volvo Trucks receives order for 100 electric semis

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Volvo Trucks receives order for 100 electric semis. Volvo Trucks has received an order for 100 Volvo FM Electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe’s?largest Read further to know more about Volvo Trucks electric semis order. . Volvo Trucks electric semis.

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Volvo Group launches first vehicle made of fossil-free steel

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Volvo Group revealed what it said was the world’s first vehicle made of fossil-free steel from SSAB ( earlier post )—made in Volvo Construction Equipment’s facility in Braås, Sweden. Our collaboration with Volvo Group shows that green transition is possible and brings results.

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Performance Team orders 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks

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Performance Team – A Maersk Company, a warehousing and distribution company, has placed an order for 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks ( earlier post )—the largest commercial order of the North American zero-tailpipe emission model to date.

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Volvo Buses launches new BZL Electric chassis; single- and double-decker applications

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Volvo Buses has launched the new Volvo BZL Electric chassis, designed for both single- and double-decker applications with multiple options for bodybuilders. The new Volvo BZL Electric has been developed to be more than 90% recyclable.

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Electro-hydraulic system wins Volvo Technology Award

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The novel Common Pressure Rail Hybrid system by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) applied to excavators, which results in?significant significant improvements in energy-efficiency, has received the Volvo Technology Award 2021.

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Volvo Cars launches all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; all cars to be pure electric by 2030

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Volvo Cars launched the battery-electric Volvo C40 Recharge; based on the CMA vehicle platform it is the first Volvo model designed as pure electric only. By 2025, Volvo Cars aims for 50% of its global sales volume to consist of fully electric cars, with the rest hybrids.

Volvo Car Group and Northvolt to form JV for battery development & production for Volvo, Polestar EVs

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Volvo Car Group intends to establish a joint venture with Swedish battery company Northvolt to develop and produce more sustainable batteries, tailored to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars. As a first step for the 50/50 joint venture, Volvo Car Group and Northvolt aim to set up a research and development center in Sweden that will begin operations in 2022. —Håkan Samuelsson, chief executive at Volvo Car Group. “.

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Aurora provides first look at autonomous Volvo VNL long-haul truck, powered by the Aurora driver

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Aurora provided a first look at the Aurora-powered Volvo VNL—Volvo’s flagship long-haul truck, integrated with the Aurora Driver’s sensor suite.

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Volvo adopts Tesla’s ‘vegan leather’ stance for cruelty-free interiors


Volvo Cars has announced that it will be taking an ethical stand for animal welfare in its electric vehicles. Currently, Volvo says it is “working actively to find high-quality and sustainable sources for many materials currently used in the wider car industry.”

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Volvo Trucks Announces First East Coast Volvo EV Certified Dealer, Milea Truck Sales and Leasing

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Milea Truck Sales and Leasing, serving New York City and the tri-state area, is the second Volvo Trucks North America dealership and the first on the East Coast to become a Volvo EV Certified Dealer. 100% Electric Vehicles Electric Trucks Electric Vehicles Volvo

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Volvo Autonomous Solutions reveals prototype long-haul autonomous truck for N America application; Aurora Driver

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Volvo Autonomous Solutions and Aurora revealed a prototype of Volvo Trucks’ flagship, long-haul VNL model, integrated with the Aurora Driver technology, representing an important step towards launching fully autonomous Class 8 trucks commercially in North America.

Volvo Cars successfully places first green bond, raises €500M

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Volvo Cars successfully placed its first green bond, raising €500 million from a diverse group of institutional investors and further increasing the company’s financial flexibility. The €500-million bond was issued under Volvo Cars’ Euro Medium Term Note program.

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Volvo C40 Recharge EV coming to US with $58,750 MSRP

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The Volvo C40 Recharge pure electric will start at an MSRP of $58,750 in the United States before tax credits. This newest addition to the Volvo electric line-up has all the benefits of an SUV but with a lower and sleeker design.

Albertsons makes first US commercial 100% electric refrigerated grocery delivery with a Class 8 truck; Volvo Trucks and AEM

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Albertsons Companies, the second-largest grocery chain in the US, recently took delivery of two Volvo VNR Electric trucks at its distribution center in Irvine, California.

Next generation electric Volvo flagship SUV to come standard with Luminar LiDAR and NVIDIA DRIVE Orin

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Volvo Cars’ forthcoming fully electric flagship SUV will have industry-leading safety technology as standard. Volvo Cars is and always has been a leader in safety. A Care package, standard on all fully electric Volvo cars, includes insurance coverage where available.

Volvo Trucks North America demonstrates pilot electric VNR models; Volvo LIGHTS

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Volvo Trucks North America offered a first look at its Class 8 battery-electric project trucks during an exclusive event at TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California. The Volvo LIGHTS project was made possible by an award to South Coast AQMD of $44.8 Volvo Group contributed $36.7

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Volvo Cars first carmaker to explore fossil-free steel with SSAB and HYBRIT

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Volvo Cars is teaming up with Swedish steel maker SSAB to jointly explore the development of fossil-free, high-quality steel for use in the automotive industry. Volvo Cars aims to also be the first car maker to use fossil-free steel for its own production cars.

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Volvo Cars inaugurates new battery assembly line at Ghent manufacturing plant

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Volvo Cars formally inaugurated a new battery assembly line at its Belgian manufacturing plant in Ghent, where it will start building its first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge P8, later this year. Volvo XC40 Recharge powertrain.

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Volvo Penta starts production of E-driveline for world’s first serial electric fire truck

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Volvo Penta has begun production of bespoke electric drivelines for leading fire service vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer’s pioneering fire truck, named “Revolutionary Technology” (RT). —Giorgio Paris, President of Volvo Penta Industrial.

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Volvo Cars opens order books for new electric C40 Recharge

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The all-electric Volvo C40 Recharge is available online via volvocars.com in select markets across Europe as of this week. The C40 Recharge will go into production this fall and will be built alongside the XC40 Recharge at the Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Ghent, Belgium. In line with its ambition of reducing complexity in its model portfolio and focus on attractive pre-selected variants, Volvo Cars has simplified the consumer offering of the C40 Recharge.

Volvo’s nex-gen SUV XC90 to be fully electric soon

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Volvo’s nex-gen SUV XC90 to be fully electric soon. The Volvo’s next-gen XC90 will be a fully electric SUV soon and it will be revealed to the public in 2022. Let us see more about Volvo’s nex-gen SUV XC90 to become fully electric. . Volvo XC40 Recharge EV.

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Volvo robotaxis roll out in suburban Shanghai

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Volvo robotaxis are rolling out in suburban Shanghai as part of a pilot program from China’s dominant ride-hailing platform, Didi Chuxing. Since Saturday, users of Didi’s app aged 18 to 70 have been able to sign up for a free test drive.

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Greenlots and Volvo Trucks partner on first installation of chargers for Volvo LIGHTS electrified trucking project

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Greenlots, a member of the Shell Group and a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions, has installed charging infrastructure for a fleet of electrified commercial trucks as part of its ongoing partnership with Volvo Trucks.

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Volvo Cars says early demand for fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD is strong

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Volvo Cars has opened order books for the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD ( earlier post ), the company’s first fully electric car which is based on the best-selling SUV, in selected markets. The Recharge car line is the name for all Volvos with a fully electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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Volvo Trucks’ D13 Turbo Compound engine now standard on all VNL models; 6% better fuel economy over 2020 engine

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The enhanced D13 Turbo Compound (D13TC) engine from Volvo Trucks is now standard on all Volvo VNL models, providing enhanced fuel efficiency and reducing overall cost of ownership. For Volvo Trucks customers, fuel efficiency is crucial to running a successful business.

Volvo Trucks unveiled 3 new electric trucks 

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Volvo Trucks unveiled 3 new electric trucks . Volvo Trucks has unveiled the details of its three new electric trucks-FH, FM and FMX. Volvo Cars action plans include new batteries & 50 GWh production capacity battery plant .

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First electric Volvo trucks delivered to customers

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Volvo Trucks delivered its first all-electric vehicles on 19 February: a refuse truck to waste and recycling company Renova, and a distribution truck to the logistics company DB Schenker and partner haulier TGM, operating in Sweden. The Volvo FL Electric, Volvo’s first all-electric vehicle, is developed for distribution, refuse handling and other urban transport applications. —Roger Alm, President Volvo Trucks.

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SSAB produces first fossil-free steel and delivers it to Volvo Group; HYBRIT technology

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The steel is now being delivered to the first customer, the Volvo Group. SSAB has now produced the world’s first fossil-free steel and delivered it to a customer.

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Volvo 48V MHEV powertrain now available on all models

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In a broad portfolio upgrade, Volvo Cars announced that its 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrain options are now available on every Volvo model, further boosting the company’s electrified offerings.

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Volvo Trucks deploys first pilot all-electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

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The first pilot Volvo VNR Electric truck will operate at the Volvo Trucks North America TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California. The Volvo LIGHTS project has provided valuable insight into how to build realistic project timelines.

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Volvo Penta starts Production of E-driveline for World’s 1st Serial Electric Fire Truck

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Volvo Penta has commenced production of bespoke electric drivelines for leading fire service vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer’s pioneering fire truck, named “Revolutionary Technology” (RT). “We

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Volvo will slide a skateboard under its electric XC90 SUV

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Volvo Cars introduces new in-car Advanced Air Cleaner technology; measures PM2.5 inside cabin

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Volvo Cars has introduced a world-first premium air quality technology in its cars, allowing Volvo drivers to breathe clean and healthy air inside their cars and clean the air of their cabin ahead of their journey.

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Volvo Penta develops electric driveline for Rosenbauer fire truck

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Volvo Penta has developed an electric driveline for leading fire service vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer’s pioneering fire truck, enabling a new solution with zero exhaust emissions and significantly reduced noise levels.

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Volvo Group creates Volvo Energy business are to focus on batteries and infrastructure

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The Volvo Group has created the new business area Volvo Energy to strengthen the Volvo Group’s business flow of batteries over the life cycle as well as the customer offer for charging infrastructure. Volvo Energy will be a business area with full profit and loss responsibility. Volvo Energy will also carry the Group’s responsibility for hydrogen infrastructure solutions for fuel cell electric vehicles.

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Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group complete creation of fuel-cell joint venture: cellcentric

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Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group completed the transaction to form the previously announced fuel-cell joint venture. The Volvo Group has acquired 50% of the partnership interests in the existing Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group have agreed to rename the company cellcentric GmbH & Co. In November 2020, the Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG signed a binding agreement for the joint venture.

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Volvo plans to go leather-free in all of its EVs by 2030

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Volvo Cars announced this past week that it plans to make all of its fully electric models completely leather-free by 2030, as part of “an ethical stand for animal welfare.”

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Volvo Car Group exceeds 600,000 vehicles sold on the CMA platform

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Volvo Car Group, including its strategic affiliates Lynk & Co and Polestar, produce vehicles based on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform, introduced in 2017. The platform made its debut in 2017 with the popular Volvo XC40.

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Every Volvo model now comes with a 180 km/h speed limit and Care Key

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Every new Volvo car now comes with a limited top speed of 180 km/h (112 mph), as Volvo Cars delivers on its promise made last year to introduce such a limitation and goes beyond regulation and legislation to help close the remaining gap to zero serious injuries and fatalities in traffic.

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Volvo bags huge order of 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks

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Volvo Trucks bags huge order of 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks. Volvo Trucks has announced that it has received an order for 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks. Volvo Trucks. Volvo Delivers Electric Class 8 Truck to New York Metro Area.

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Plug-in hybrids top 20% of Volvo's US sales

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Volvo's plug-in hybrids are steadily gaining market share. of Volvo's U.S. As part of its monthly sales recap, the automaker announced Monday that plug-in hybrids accounted for 20.8% of its United States sales in May.

Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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Volvo has been talking about going electric a lot lately. The XC90, as Volvo’s largest SUV, is currently its most popular model in the United States. As they’re Volvo seats, they’re supremely supportive and comfortable. Story by Steve Schaefer; photos from Volvo. [