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  • Volvo Trucks Expands East Coast Certified EV Dealer Network with Bergey’s Truck Centers in New Jersey

    Volvo Trucks North America has named Bergey’s Truck Centers, a fourth-generation, family run dealership group, as the second Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in New Jersey. The dealership’s Trenton, New Jersey, location is the first of its 17 locations to complete the necessary sales and service team training and facility upgrades to become a certified dealership and is now ready to support customers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region that are interested in adding Volvo VNR Electric trucks to their fleets.

  • Volvo Trucks North America Continues Development of Electromobility Ecosystem, Announcing Vision Truck Group as Fifth Certified EV Dealer in Canada

    Volvo Trucks North America named Vision Truck Group as the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada. Vision Truck Group, a second-generation, family-owned dealership group, has served the heavy-duty trucking industry for more than 50 years, providing sales, service, modifications, and parts across a network of dealerships in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. With the certification of its Brampton location, Vision Truck Group’s sales and service team will assist its fleet customers across the region, which includes Brampton, Mississauga, Etobicoke, Toronto, and York, with their transitions to zero-tailpipe emission transportation solutions.

  • Ryder Deploys Volvo VNR Electric Trucks to Service Volvo Group’s Assembly Operations

    Volvo Trucks North America has delivered seven Volvo VNR Electric trucks to Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) to support local supply chain routes servicing the Volvo Group’s truck assembly operations in Pennsylvania. Ryder, a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, replaced the diesel trucks that were previously servicing the route and will operate the dedicated zero-tailpipe emissions Class 8 battery-electric trucks to support the Volvo Group’s sustainability goal of reducing CO2 from its global operations.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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.

  • 4 Gen Logistics to Deploy 41 Volvo VNR Electric Trucks to Service the Port of Long Beach

    Volvo Trucks North America customer 4 Gen Logistics, a fourth generation, family-owned drayage company, has ordered 41 Volvo VNR Electric trucks to haul freight between the Port of Long Beach and Southern California’s Inland Empire — a national logistics and warehousing hub. The order was announced today during an event at the Port of Long Beach with representatives from 4 Gen Logistics, Volvo Trucks North America, TEC Equipment, Electrify America, California Air Resources Board, the Port of Long Beach, and the City of Long Beach.

  • Award-Winning Volvo LIGHTS Project Wraps in Southern California

    Volvo Trucks North America announced the culmination of the Volvo LIGHTS project – an innovative three-year project that brought together 14 public and private partners to design and implement a blueprint for the robust support ecosystem necessary to deploy battery-electric trucks and equipment at scale. During the project, which ran from 2019 to 2022 in California’s South Coast Air Basin, Volvo Trucks deployed its first Class 8 pilot Volvo VNR Electric trucks to fleet operators to collect real-world operating data and customer feedback ahead of announcing its commercial model in December 2020.

  • McLane Company Integrates Volvo VNR Electric Trucks Into Southern California Supply Chain Logistics

    Volvo Trucks North America customer McLane Company, one of the largest supply chain services leaders in the U.S., is taking delivery of three Volvo VNR Electric trucks to provide zero-tailpipe emission deliveries in Southern California. The Volvo VNR Electric trucks are the first Class 8 electric tractors that will be on the road for McLane and will operate on the highways and city streets of the densely populated Los Angeles metropolitan area, transporting products to valued customers, including leading convenience and grocery stores.

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