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5/18/2022

Volvo LIGHTS Lessons Learned Guidebook Highlights Key Learnings from Three-Year Fleet Electrification Project

Volvo Group North America has published a Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy-Transport Solutions) Lessons Learned Guidebook to commemorate the end of its innovative three-year project, which began in 2019 and concludes in early Fall 2022. The 22-page guidebook, Bringing Battery-Electric Freight Trucks to Market: From Demonstration to Commercialization, documents key insights gained as the project partners designed and implemented innovative programs and technologies critical for the widescale success of battery-electric freight movement.

5/17/2022

PITT OHIO Begins Operation of First Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in Ohio

Volvo Trucks North America customer PITT OHIO — a leader in transportation, warehouse, and logistics services — announced the addition of two Class 7 Volvo VNR Electric box trucks to its Cleveland, Ohio, fleet. The 26-foot battery-electric box trucks will be operated out of PITT OHIO’s Cleveland terminal as part of its LTL freight shipping business. The charger is part of PITT OHIO’s overall electrical system, which includes their patented renewable energy microgrid that is powered by on-site solar and wind.

5/9/2022

Volvo Trucks Customer QCD Orders 30 More VNR Electric Trucks for Southern California Fleet

Volvo Trucks North America customer, Quality Custom Distribution (QCD) — a Golden State Foods (GSF) company — is increasing its commitment to zero-tailpipe emission freight transport with its latest order of 30 Volvo VNR Electrics. In early 2023, the battery-electric Class 8 trucks will be deployed in QCD’s Southern California fleet operations delivering products to restaurants and coffee shops throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

 

 

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The TC concept has been around for 100 years, but there's still potential in how you optimize it.

Volvo Trucks is introducing a next generation 13-liter turbo compound engine, the D13TC. John Bartel, Volvo Trucks director, product strategy-driveline, discusses the engine enhancements and what they mean for fleets.

The TC concept

Go with the Flow

The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit minimizes turbulence and improves aerodynamics by surrounding the drive wheels to better manage the air that moves around the tractor while in motion. The system consists of wheel covers, a center fairing between the wheels and a rear fairing behind the wheels

Go with the Flow

Cash in on Fuel

Ever since the term “miles per gallon” burst into the public consciousness during the OPEC oil embargo of the 1970s, America has engaged in a fascinating and imaginative race.

Cash in on Fuel