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  • Volvo Trucks Dealer Nextran Truck Centers Enhances U.S. Footprint with Westfall-O’Dell Acquisition

    Volvo Trucks North America announced that established Volvo Trucks dealer Nextran Truck Centers has acquired Westfall-O’Dell Truck Sales. The acquisition is one of the largest by a Volvo Trucks dealer in the past five years.

  • Volvo Trucks’ VNR Electric Will Deliver Zero-Tailpipe Emissions Transportation to New River Valley Plant

    The Volvo VNR Electric, Volvo Trucks North America’s first commercially available battery-electric Class 8 vehicle, will be deployed on local logistics routes servicing the company’s New River Valley (NRV) truck assembly operations in Dublin, Virginia by end the end of 2021. Working with local suppliers and carriers, Volvo Trucks will deploy three zero-tailpipe emission VNR Electric vehicles to transport inbound parts and components daily to the plant where every Volvo truck is assembled in North America. 

  • Volvo Trucks’ Customer Performance Team – A Maersk Company Places Largest Order of VNR Electric Models to Date

    Performance Team – A Maersk Company, a warehousing and distribution company, has placed an order for 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks—the largest commercial order of the North American zero-tailpipe emission model to date. The VNR Electric model from Volvo Trucks North America is the first zero-tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 truck in Performance Team’s fleet, which will be on the road by end of year. When put into service, all 16 vehicles will be carrying regional loads daily to customers across Southern California.

  • Volvo Trucks Announces First East Coast Volvo EV Certified Dealer, Milea Truck Sales and Leasing

    Milea Truck Sales and Leasing, serving New York City and the tri-state area, is the second Volvo Trucks North America dealership and the first on the East Coast to become a Volvo EV Certified Dealer. With this certification, Milea’s sales team is, together with the VTNA electromobility team, fully trained to consult with customers in the transition towards Class 8 electric trucks, evaluate which of their routes are the most ideal for electromobility.

  • Volvo Trucks Delivers the First of Five VNR Electrics to New York Customer Manhattan Beer Distributors

    Volvo Trucks North America today delivered its first Class 8, battery-electric regional hauling truck on the East Coast to its customer Manhattan Beer Distributors. Five zero-emission Volvo VNR Electric trucks are joining the New York City-based beer and beverage distributors’ fleet of more than 400 delivery trucks to service customers throughout New York City, Long Island, and the surrounding counties.

  • Volvo Trucks Names TEC Equipment Fontana as First Volvo EV Certified Dealer

    Volvo Trucks’ largest West Coast dealership, TEC Equipment, has been named the company’s first Volvo EV Certified Dealer in North America. TEC Equipment’s Fontana branch in Southern California is the first location to achieve the electric vehicle certification, signifying that its sales team is fully trained to consult with customers that are considering investing in any of the VNR Electric model configurations. Its service team has also been fully trained and equipped to safely perform battery-electric truck maintenance and repairs for trucks in operations.

  • Volvo Trucks Customer Manhattan Beer Distributors Orders Five VNR Electric Models for New York Beverage Distribution

    Manhattan Beer Distributors, a major New York City-based beer and beverage distributor, has placed an order for five Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks — the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric trucks to be deployed in Manhattan Beer Distributors’ fleet of more than 400 delivery trucks.

  • Volvo Trucks Provides Penske Truck Leasing with VNR Electric Models in Southern California

    Penske Truck Leasing recently took delivery of two VNR Electrics from Volvo Trucks North America, expanding its fleet of battery-electric Class 8 models available in Southern California. Its first Volvo VNR Electrics will be used by two consumer retail companies, enabling both customers to gain firsthand insight into the many benefits of battery-electric trucks, the ease of recharging, and the ideal routes to deploy additional units in the future.

  • Volvo Trucks’ Customer Albertsons Achieves Nation’s First Commercial 100% Zero-Emission Refrigerated Grocery Delivery with a Class 8 Truck

    Albertsons Companies, the second-largest grocery chain in the U.S., recently took delivery of two Volvo VNR Electric trucks at its distribution center in Irvine, California. The VNR Electric models from Volvo Trucks North America are the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in Albertsons Cos.

  • Volvo Trucks’ Customer Saia Takes Delivery of Two Volvo VNR Electrics

    Saia LTL Freight, a leading national transportation and logistics provider founded in 1924, recently took delivery of two Volvo VNR Electric trucks at its facility in Los Angeles, California. The VNR Electrics from Volvo Trucks North America are the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in Saia’s fleet, which provides regional freight distribution services throughout Southern California, as well as logistics services across the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.

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