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  • Gabrielli Truck Sales Becomes Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer

    Volvo Trucks North America has designated Gabrielli Truck Sales, one of the largest and oldest commercial truck dealers in the Northeast, as a Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer, signifying that it is ready to support customers interested in adding Volvo VNR Electric trucks to their fleets. Gabrielli Truck Sales recently completed the required sales and service training, as well as the necessary facility updates to its Jamaica, New York, location, which is centrally located to support the New York City region, including John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.

  • Volvo Trucks Constructing California Electrified Charging Corridor for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles

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

  • Kyle Zimmerman Appointed Public Relations Manager for Volvo Trucks North America

    Kyle Zimmerman is appointed public relations manager for Volvo Trucks North America. Kyle begins his new position on July 11, 2022.

  • Ballard Truck Center Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in New England

    Ballard Truck Center, a fifth-generation family-owned business, recently became the first Volvo Truck Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in Massachusetts at its Tewksbury location.

  • Nacarato Truck Center Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealership in Tennessee

    Nacarato Truck Centers, a third-generation family run dealership group, completed the required training and facility updates to become the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealership in Tennessee with its La Vergne location, servicing the greater Nashville market.

  • Volvo Trucks North America Expands Capabilities of Industry-Leading I-Shift Transmission with Dual Power Take-off

    Volvo Trucks North America upgrades I-Shift, the industry’s most advanced automated manual transmission with digital intelligence. I-Shift now offers a dual power take-off (PTO) that expands the efficiency benefits, transmission functionality and overall cost savings.

  • Volvo Trucks Academy Opens New Facility to Better Serve Electric Truck Training

    Volvo Trucks North America announced today that the Volvo Trucks Academy opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Illinois, to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S. The new 14,865-square-foot facility is larger and more modern than the previous Illinois training facility, enabling Volvo Trucks to provide more robust, hands-on learning opportunities for customers and dealers interested in electromobility solutions, including the Volvo VNR Electric model.

  • Fleetmaster Express Set to Receive First Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in Texas to Service Ball Corporation

    Volvo Trucks North America customer Fleetmaster Express, a for-hire logistics carrier, has ordered 10 Volvo VNR Electrics to support supply chain sustainability efforts for Ball Corporation,  a leading global provider of infinitely recyclable aluminum beverage packaging. Fleetmaster Express will begin operating its first two battery-electric trucks in Q2 2022, making them the first Volvo VNR Electric trucks to operate in Texas. The eight additional Volvo VNR Electrics will be delivered in early 2023. The announcement was made at a media event hosted by Fleetmaster Express and Ball Corporation at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Monday, May 23.

  • Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in Texas

    Volvo Trucks North America dealer Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment in Fort Worth, Texas, completed the rigorous training process to become the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in the Lone Star State. As one of the largest and oldest Class 8 truck dealers in the country, Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment will leverage its extensive industry experience to assist customers in the region with integrating the zero-tailpipe emission Volvo VNR Electric model into their operations to achieve their sustainability goals.

  • 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.

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