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  • 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.

  • Gabrielli Truck Sales Becomes Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer

    Volvo Trucks North America has designated Gabrielli Truck Sales, one of the largest and oldest commercial truck dealers in the Northeast, as a Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer, signifying that it is ready to support customers interested in adding Volvo VNR Electric trucks to their fleets. Gabrielli Truck Sales recently completed the required sales and service training, as well as the necessary facility updates to its Jamaica, New York, location, which is centrally located to support the New York City region, including John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.

  • Volvo Trucks Constructing California Electrified Charging Corridor for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles

    Volvo Trucks North America announced today that is joining forces with Volvo Financial Services, Volvo Technology of America, Shell Recharge Solutions, TEC Equipment, Affinity Truck Center, and Western Truck Center to develop a publicly accessible medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicle (MHD EV) charging network that connects several of California’s largest metropolitan areas. 

  • Ballard Truck Center Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in New England

    Ballard Truck Center, a fifth-generation family-owned business, recently became the first Volvo Truck Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in Massachusetts at its Tewksbury location.

  • Nacarato Truck Center Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealership in Tennessee

    Nacarato Truck Centers, a third-generation family run dealership group, completed the required training and facility updates to become the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealership in Tennessee with its La Vergne location, servicing the greater Nashville market.

  • Fleetmaster Express Set to Receive First Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in Texas to Service Ball Corporation

    Volvo Trucks North America customer Fleetmaster Express, a for-hire logistics carrier, has ordered 10 Volvo VNR Electrics to support supply chain sustainability efforts for Ball Corporation,  a leading global provider of infinitely recyclable aluminum beverage packaging. Fleetmaster Express will begin operating its first two battery-electric trucks in Q2 2022, making them the first Volvo VNR Electric trucks to operate in Texas. The eight additional Volvo VNR Electrics will be delivered in early 2023. The announcement was made at a media event hosted by Fleetmaster Express and Ball Corporation at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Monday, May 23.

  • Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in Texas

    Volvo Trucks North America dealer Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment in Fort Worth, Texas, completed the rigorous training process to become the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in the Lone Star State. As one of the largest and oldest Class 8 truck dealers in the country, Bruckner’s Truck & Equipment will leverage its extensive industry experience to assist customers in the region with integrating the zero-tailpipe emission Volvo VNR Electric model into their operations to achieve their sustainability goals.

  • PITT OHIO Begins Operation of First Volvo VNR Electric Trucks in Ohio

    Volvo Trucks North America customer PITT OHIO — a leader in transportation, warehouse, and logistics services — announced the addition of two Class 7 Volvo VNR Electric box trucks to its Cleveland, Ohio, fleet. The 26-foot battery-electric box trucks will be operated out of PITT OHIO’s Cleveland terminal as part of its LTL freight shipping business. The charger is part of PITT OHIO’s overall electrical system, which includes their patented renewable energy microgrid that is powered by on-site solar and wind.

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