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  • Volvo VNR Electric Trucks Deployed in South Bronx Via $10 Million New York Clean Transportation Prize

    Volvo Trucks North America will deploy eight Volvo VNR Electric trucks with two Bronx-based community groups as part of a $10 million award through the New York Clean Transportation Prizes program. The Bronx is Breathing: Reimagining a Cleaner Hunts Point plan was one of three award winners in the program’s Clean Neighborhoods Challenge, with the goal of spurring local economic development, creating new job opportunities, and reducing air pollution in underserved communities.

  • Volvo and Pilot Company partner to Build a National Public Heavy Duty Charging Network

    The Volvo Group and Pilot Company, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, have signed a Letter of Intent to develop a national, public charging network to support the scaling of battery-electric Volvo VNR Electric trucks.

  • Volvo Trucks Extends Exclusive Sponsorship of America’s Road Team for 2023

    Volvo Trucks North America will enter its 21st consecutive year as the exclusive sponsor of the America’s Road Team public outreach program in 2023. Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America, made the announcement at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E) in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • Tradelink Transport Transforming Fleet by Nearly 30% with VNR Electric Trucks to Decarbonize Transportation and Recruit Drivers of the Future

    Volvo Trucks North America customer Tradelink Transport, a minority-owned trucking company based in Compton, California, recently purchased 15 Volvo VNR Electric trucks for its land-bridge operations transporting a variety of products for major shipping companies between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and nearby rail yards. The Class 8, zero-tailpipe emission trucks will provide air quality and noise-reduction benefits to the disadvantaged communities located adjacent to the ports and the heavily trafficked I-110 and I-710 Southern California freeway corridors.

  • Volvo Trucks’ New Electromobility Total Cost of Ownership Tool Demonstrates Financial, Environmental Benefits of Volvo VNR Electric

    Volvo Trucks North America has introduced a new electromobility total cost of ownership (TCO) tool to support customers to make fact-based decisions about the business impact of purchasing and operating zero-tailpipe emission battery-electric trucks. The TCO tool, now available for Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealerships throughout North America, is part of Volvo Trucks’ concierge approach to electromobility, which includes helping customers implement solutions that achieve both economic and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.

  • Volvo Trucks to Showcase Advanced Vehicle Technologies at ATA MC&E

    Volvo Trucks North America will showcase a portfolio of advanced transportation solutions for Class 8 trucks at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) 2022 Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E), October 22-25, in San Diego, California.

  • Volvo Trucks North America Celebrates 25,000 Trucks Delivered to Penske Truck Leasing in a Ceremony at the Volvo Customer Center

    Volvo Trucks North America hosted Penske Truck Leasing executives at the Volvo Trucks Customer Center in Dublin, Va. today to commemorate the delivery of the 25,000th truck in a partnership that has spanned the last two decades. On hand for the ceremony were board members of the Volvo Group Board of Directors, including President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Lundstedt, and the President of Volvo Trucks North America, Peter Voorhoeve. Accepting delivery of the trucks were Penske executives Art Vallely, President of Penske Truck Leasing and Paul Rosa, Senior Vice President of Procurement and Fleet Planning at Penske.

  • Performance Team Scales Volvo VNR Electric Fleet, Supported by TEC Equipment

    Volvo Trucks North America’s largest West Coast dealership, TEC Equipment is working with Performance Team to integrate its growing battery-electric fleet into its Southern California operations. In March 2022, Performance Team ordered 126 Volvo VNR Electrics to service its short haul warehouse distribution routes, demonstrating the company's ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. Performance Team’s full order of Class 8, zero-tailpipe emission trucks are scheduled to complete delivery by Q3 2023.

  • Volvo Trucks Simplifies EV Charger Procurement with Vendor Direct Shipping Program

    Volvo Trucks North America is pleased to announce a new program to provide streamlined access to electric vehicle (EV) charging offerings for dealers and fleet customers. The Vendor Direct Shipping program provides customers the opportunity to procure mobile and fixed charging hardware solutions directly from Volvo Trucks dealers when they purchase Volvo VNR Electric trucks.

  • Volvo Trucks North America Announces Nuss Truck & Equipment as the First Certified EV Dealer in the Midwest

    Volvo Trucks North America confirmed the expansion of its certified electric vehicle dealer network into America’s Heartland with the certification of Nuss Truck & Equipment’s Roseville, Minnesota location.

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