Volvo Trucks starts production of electric semis

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Volvo Trucks has announced that they have begun production of their all-electric semi-trucks. According to a press release from the company, Volvo Trucks is beginning production of their all-electric heavy trucks that they will sell in Europe. Credit: Volvo Trucks.

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Volvo Cars India has announced that it will launch one electric car in the country every year from now on. After launching the XC40 Recharge on July 26, Volvo announced. Read more.

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Volvo Trucks presents new electric axle for extended range

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Volvo Trucks unveiled a completely new, fully electric rear axle at the IAA Transport show in Hannover, Germany. Volvo Trucks will start serial production of trucks with the new e-axle in a few years and it will complement the current line-up of battery electric trucks.

Volvo Trucks and Bucher collaborate to electrify sewer cleaner trucks

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Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal have now entered into a collaboration to electrify sewer cleaner trucks. Bucher Municipal is expecting that up to 80 sewer trucks, or 50% of their production of cleaning vehicles, will be zero exhaust emission trucks from Volvo by the end of 2023.

Volvo Trucks starts series production of heavy-duty electric trucks

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Volvo Trucks is beginning series production of the electric versions of the company’s most important product range, its heavy-duty trucks: Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX. Volvo Electric heavy-duty range. —Roger Alm, President Volvo Trucks.

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Volvo Trucks unveils new fully electric axle for extended range

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Volvo Trucks unveiled a completely new, fully electric rear axle at the IAA transport show in Hannover, Germany. Freeing up space for more batteries, the new e-axle means even longer range for Volvo’s battery electric trucks.

Norwegian Post orders 29 Volvo electric trucks

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The Norwegian Postal Service has ordered 29 electric trucks from Volvo, making the order one of the largest ever for Volvo Trucks in Europe. The Norwegian Postal Service has previously placed an order with Volvo for 13 biogas-fueled and three electric trucks.

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Volvo Trucks to begin customer testing of fuel cell trucks in 2025

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Volvo Trucks are running tests of fuel cell electric trucks that only emit water vapour and have an operational range comparable to diesel trucks, up to 1,000 km. Electric Car News fuel cell trucks fuel-cell truck Volvo Volvo fuel cell truck Volvo fuel cell trucks Volvo Trucks

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Deutsche Post DHL Group orders up to 44 Volvo electric trucks; cooperation agreement

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Volvo Trucks and Deutsche Post DHL Group have signed a cooperation agreement to accelerate the shift to zero-exhaust-emission vehicles. DHL intends to intensify its transition to heavy electric trucks by deploying a total of 44 new electric Volvo trucks on routes in Europe.

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Volvo Trucks starts series production of heavy electric trucks

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Volvo Trucks is beginning series production of the electric versions of the company’s most important product range, its heavy-duty trucks: Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX.

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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 Cars introduces new single-motor C40 Recharge variant

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Volvo Cars is introducing a range of updates to its entire car line-up, the most prominent of which is an exterior refresh of its fully electric XC40 Recharge.

Volvo Trucks opens its first battery plant; cells and modules from Samsung SDI

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Volvo Trucks is opening its first battery assembly plant. Located in Ghent, Belgium, the plant will supply ready-to-install batteries for Volvo Trucks’ full electric heavy-duty trucks. —Roger Alm, President of Volvo Trucks.

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Volvo Penta, TICO complete build of prototype electric terminal tractor

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Volvo Penta and TICO have completed the build of the first terminal tractor prototypes powered by Volvo Penta’s electric driveline. The Volvo Group recently announced its ambition to be a net-zero emissions company by 2050, at the latest.

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Two Volvo Trucks carriers, Producers Dairy order VNR electric trucks

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Volvo Trucks North America’s customers and carrier partners, Watsontown Trucking Company and Camrett Logistics, have placed orders for their first Volvo VNR Electric trucks. The Volvo VNR Electric model entered serial production at NRV earlier this year.

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Volvo CE starts testing of prototype hydrogen articulated hauler

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Following the completion of a multi-stakeholder research project aimed at breaking new ground in hydrogen technology, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has started testing of the world’s first fuel-cell articulated hauler prototype, the Volvo HX04.

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Volvo flags EX90 electric SUV name and launch in safety report

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All-electric replacement for the Volvo XC90 gets a new name, and its not "Embla.". The post Volvo flags EX90 electric SUV name and launch in safety report appeared first on The Driven. EV News electric SUV EX90 Volvo XC90

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Volvo XC40 Recharge into Indian market.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge is Excepted to Launch in India on July 26th. Volvo XC40 Recharge Specifications: The new Xc40 Recharge comes with a 78 kWh battery which gives a claimed range of 418km on a single charge. The post Volvo XC40 Recharge into Indian market.

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Volvo Trucks introduces the Volvo VNR Electric truck in the US, Canada

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Volvo Trucks North America announced the commercial introduction and sales start of its zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric vehicle to the North American market. The Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric truck model has a scheduled production start of early 2021.

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Kaunis Iron tests fossil-free ore transport with 74-ton electric Volvo trucks

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Together with Volvo Trucks, heavy electric trucks of 74 tons will be tested in a unique project. Electric Car News electric truck electric trucks FMX Electric Kaunis Iron Volvo Volvo electric truck Volvo electric trucks Volvo FMX Electric Volvo Trucks

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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 launches all-electric medium-duty truck range in Australia

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Volvo Trucks Australia has opened sales for its entire range of all-electric medium-duty trucks for local transport operators, including new Volvo FL and FE Electrics. The post Volvo launches all-electric medium-duty truck range in Australia appeared first on The Driven.

Volvo Trucks, IKEA and Raben Group join forces to accelerate zero emission transport

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Volvo Trucks, IKEA Industry and the Raben Group have signed a collaboration agreement on zero-emission heavy transport. IKEA will introduce heavy electric Volvo trucks for internal transport flows at two of its factories in Zb?szynek

Volvo Cars testing Momentum Dynamics wireless charging in Gothenburg

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Volvo Cars is integrating and testing wireless charging technology in a live city environment together with selected partners, evaluating its potential for future electric cars. To easily align the car with the charging pad, Volvo Cars will use its 360-degree camera system.

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Volvo Trucks to begin production of enhanced VNR electric truck with up to 85% more range

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Volvo Trucks North America continues to lead in the deployment of sustainable Class 8 zero-tailpipe emission vehicles for the North American trucking industry with ongoing deliveries of its Volvo VNR Electric model to fleets across the country.

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Volvo Penta showcases production modular electric driveline at TOC Europe

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Volvo Penta showcased the driveline at this year’s TOC in Rotterdam. By leveraging the benefits of Volvo Group proven technology and competence, a complete, modular, solution can be tailored to the specific needs of each partner.

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Volvo Cars, Starbucks begin installing ChargePoint EV fast chargers at stores between Denver and Seattle

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Volvo Cars, in cooperation with Starbucks Corporation, announced the first Starbucks stores where new electric vehicle (EV) chargers, powered by ChargePoint, will be available to customers and members of the public.

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Volvo Trucks constructing electrified charging corridor in California for medium- and heavy-duty EVs

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Volvo Trucks North America, Volvo Financial Services, Volvo Technology of America, Shell Recharge Solutions, TEC Equipment, Affinity Truck Center, and Western Truck Center are partnering to develop a publicly accessible medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicle (MHD EV) charging network that connects several of California’s largest metropolitan areas.

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Volvo parent Geely starts making $40,000 electric utes

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New electric ute from Volvo parent Geely hints at new wave of cheaper options. The post Volvo parent Geely starts making $40,000 electric utes appeared first on The Driven. Electric Cars Electric Transport Electric Work Vehicles EV News electric ute geely Radar

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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 Trucks had 42% market share of heavy-duty electric trucks in Europe in 2021

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New statistics show that Volvo Trucks was the market leader for heavy all-electric trucks in Europe 2021 with a market share of 42%. Volvo Trucks has the largest market share at 42%. —Roger Alm, President of Volvo Trucks.

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Volvo Trucks receives order of 50 Volvo VNR Electric Trucks for WattEV’s Truck-as-a-Service start-up

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Volvo Trucks North America’s customer WattEV has ordered 50 Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric trucks to launch its Truck-as-a-Service (TaaS) model in California. To learn more about the Volvo VNR Electric, visit the company website.

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Electric Volvo EX90 to debut in November

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Volvo On Demand to continue reshaping how people think about mobility and car ownership

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After a successful expansion with 250,000 registered customers and nearly a million completed journeys in Sweden, M, the shared mobility brand launched by Volvo Cars, is becoming Volvo On Demand. Electric Car News Volvo Volvo Cars Volvo On Demand

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Volvo Trucks to begin customer testing of fuel cell trucks in 2025

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Volvo Trucks is testing fuel cell electric trucks that have an operational range comparable to diesel trucks, up to 1,000 km. The fuel cells will be supplied by cellcentric—the joint venture between the Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG.

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NFI Industries orders 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks

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NFI Industries—a leading third-party supply chain solutions provider—is increasing its investment in electromobility solutions with its latest order of 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks.

Volvo to build large-scale battery plant in Sweden for heavy-duty EV models

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Volvo Group has announced today that it will build a “large-scale” battery manufacturing facility in Sweden that will help to “meet the growing demand for battery electric heavy-duty vehicles and machines.” News Electric Vehicles Featured Volvo Volvo VNR

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Unicom to order 11 Volvo electric trucks for concrete mixers

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The 11 Volvo FM Electric trucks will start being delivered in the end of the year. Therefore, the company intends to place the country's largest private single order to date for 11 Volvo FM Electric models that will be converted to truck mixers and operate in Denmark.

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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 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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Volvo Group to establish plant for battery production in Sweden

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To meet the growing demand for battery electric heavy-duty vehicles and machines, the Volvo Group has initiated the process to establish a large-scale production plant for battery cells in Sweden. Electric Car News Volvo Volvo Group

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Volvo Trucks launches unique safety features for its electric trucks: Active Grip Control

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Volvo Trucks has introduced a new, patented safety feature for electric trucks: Active Grip Control. Tests performed with the Volvo FH Electric on a low friction surface with a loaded trailer showed a 45% improvement at full acceleration.?.

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