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 has invested in the development of a full portfolio of solutions to help customers improve sustainability and efficiency, and we look forward to giving ATA MC&E event attendees the opportunity to see these exciting advancements firsthand,” said Peter Voorhoeve, president, Volvo Trucks North America. “We will have a Volvo VNR Electric on display, which is a model that is already in operation with many of our customers throughout North America making zero-tailpipe emission pickups and deliveries. One of the other key areas of focus is the development of autonomous transport solutions for the North American market which will be a new source of freight capacity that increases efficiency and keeps drivers closer to home.”

Volvo Trucks’ ATA MC&E conference presence includes:

October 23rd Press Conference

During the Volvo Trucks’ press conference in its ATA MC&E booth on Sunday, October 23, at 2:15 p.m. PST, Voorhoeve will spotlight how the company is accelerating the shift to decarbonize transportation through improved fuel efficiency, electromobility solutions and partnerships, autonomous, and connected technologies.

Volvo VNR Electric — 6x2 Tractor & Powertrain

A Volvo VNR Electric from NFI Industries will be on display in Volvo Trucks’ booth (#15121). Volvo Trucks and its dealer partner, TEC Equipment, are supporting NFI Industries as it scales its Volvo VNR Electric fleet and works towards its goal of operating the first 100% zero-emission freight logistics fleet in the nation. The Volvo VNR Electric on display features:

  • Up to 275 miles of range on a single charge
  • 565 kWh battery capacity, which can achieve 80% charge in 90 minutes
  • 455 hp and 4,051 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission, two-speed
  • 14,600 lb. front axle
  • 23,000 lb. drive axle
  • 20,000 lb. pusher (liftable) axle
  • Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) 2.0

Volvo VNL 760 with integrated Aurora Driver & Volvo D13TC engine

The Volvo Trucks booth will also showcase an autonomy-enabled Volvo VNL 760 with an integrated Aurora Driver for future hub-to-hub operations. The autonomy-enabled Class 8 tractor is a part of Volvo’s Autonomous Transport Solution which is based on a Transport as a Service (TaaS) model and delivers autonomous freight capacity for shippers, carriers, logistics providers, and freight brokers.

The VNL 760 on display features:

  • Volvo D13TC engine, XE Economy 425 hp and 1750 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 13,200 lb. front axle
  • 40,000 lb. rear axle
  • Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology (VEST)
  • Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) 2.0
  • Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission, 12-speed

October 23 Conference Panel

Johan Agebrand, director of product marketing at Volvo Trucks North America, will share insights on a conference panel, How the Future Regulatory Environment Will Impact Your Equipment Purchasing Decisions and Technology Pathways, taking place on Sunday, October 23, at 8:30am PST.

Sponsored Media Room & Lunch

Volvo Trucks is hosting a sponsored media room at the San Diego Convention Center in Room 15A. A sponsored media lunch will also be held on Monday, October 24, at 12:30 p.m. PST.

To learn more about the Volvo VNR Electric, visit the company website.

To learn more about the Volvo VNL 760 with integrated Aurora Driver, visit the company website.

NFI Volvo VNR Electric and Trailer

CAPTION: The next generation Volvo VNR Electric that is in operation for customer NFI Industries — a leading third-party supply chain solutions provider — will be showcased in the Volvo Trucks North America booth #15121 at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) 2022 Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E) October 22-25 in San Diego, California.

Autonomous VNL Aurora

CAPTION: A long-haul, autonomy-enabled Volvo VNL model with an integrated Aurora Driver, will be showcased in the Volvo Trucks North America booth #15121 at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) 2022 Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E) Oct. 22-25 in San Diego, CA.

Volvo Trucks North America, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, is one of the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturers in North America. Its Uptime Services commitment is delivered by a network of nearly 400 authorized dealers across North America and the 24/7 Volvo Trucks Uptime Center. Every Volvo truck is assembled in the Volvo Trucks New River Valley manufacturing facility in Dublin, Virginia, which meets the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, 14001 standard for environmental care and holds a dual ISO 50001/Superior Energy Performance certification at the platinum level, indicating a sustained excellence in energy management. Volvo Trucks North America provides complete transport solutions for its customers, offering a full range of diesel, alternative-fuel and all-electric vehicles, and is part of the Volvo Trucks global organization.

Volvo Trucks supplies complete transport solutions for discerning professional customers with its full range of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Customer support is provided via a global network of dealers with 2,200 service points in about 130 countries. Volvo trucks are assembled in 13 countries across the globe. In 2021 approximately 123,000 Volvo trucks were delivered worldwide. Volvo Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. Volvo Trucks’ work is based on the core values of quality, safety and environmental care.