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 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.
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.
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.