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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NFI Expands Zero-Tailpipe Emission Fleet with Order of 60 Volvo VNR Electrics

    Volvo Trucks North America customer, 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. The battery-electric freight trucks will be deployed in NFI’s Ontario, California fleet throughout 2022 and 2023, in support of its goal of operating the first 100% zero-emission freight logistics fleet in the nation.

  • 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.

  • Volvo LIGHTS Project Team Wins 2022 SCAG Sustainability Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability

    The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has awarded the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project — led by South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) and Volvo Trucks North America — with its 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability award. The highest honor category in the award program was presented by SCAG during its 57th annual Regional Conference and General Assembly in Palm Desert, California, on May 5.

  • Volvo Autonomous Solutions Introduces Autonomous Transport Solution Targeted at Key Customer Segments, Announces DHL Supply Chain as the First to Join Key Customer Program in North America

    Volvo Autonomous Solutions (VAS), a Volvo Group company, introduced today that it will offer a new hub-to-hub autonomous transport solution, designed to serve four main customer segments: shippers; carriers; logistics service providers; and freight brokers. Each solution will be configured to suit the business needs of the specific segments while addressing the growing demand for goods movement in North America.

  • Hudson County Motors Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in New Jersey

    Volvo Trucks North America dealer Hudson County Motors recently became the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in New Jersey — servicing the greater New York area — after its Secaucus location completed the robust sales and technician training program and necessary facility upgrades to support battery-electric Class 8 trucks. 

  • Volvo Trucks to Exhibit Next Gen Volvo VNR Electric, Autonomous and Electromobility Solutions at ACT Expo 2022

    Volvo Trucks North America is set to debut its next generation Volvo VNR Electric 6x2 tractor in its booth (#1736) during the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, May 9-12, 2022. Volvo Trucks’ ACT Expo booth will for the first time also feature a long-haul VNL model, integrated with the Aurora Driver from Volvo Autonomous Solutions, and an ECR25 Electric excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE).

  • TransEdge Truck Centers Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in Pennsylvania

    Volvo Trucks North America dealer TransEdge Truck Centers recently became the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in Pennsylvania after its Pittsburgh location completed the robust staff training program and necessary facility upgrades.

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