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  • 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, NFI Team Up for Run on Less – Electric Showcase

    Volvo Trucks North America, along with third-party supply chain solutions provider NFI, is participating in Run on Less – Electric (RoL-E), an electric truck technology demonstration that showcases advancements in freight efficiency. In 2020, NFI became one of the first fleets in North America to take delivery of Volvo VNR Electrics, which operate out of its Chino warehouse facility that serves as a central distribution center for the Southern California region. The battery-electric Class 8 trucks from Volvo support NFI’s dedicated transportation and port drayage services for customers spanning from manufacturing to retail.

  • 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’ New VNR 660 Model Offers Lighter-Weight, Shorter-Length Solutions for Regional-Haul Customers with a new High-Roof Sleeper for Added Space and Comfort

    Volvo Trucks North America introduces the new Volvo VNR 660 truck model, expanding its offerings for regional-haul applications with specs related to length, weight and driver comfort. The new VNR 660 will be available for order in the first quarter of 2020. The announcement was made on October 28, 2019 at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Volvo Trucks North America Customers Participate in 2019 Run on Less Regional Initiative in Volvo VNR Truck Models

    C&S Wholesale Grocers, the largest wholesale grocery distributor in the United States, and Ploger Transportation, a leading regional carrier based in Norwalk, Ohio, participated in the 2019 Run on Less Regional initiative driving Volvo VNRs. The initiative culminated at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show.  

  • Volvo Trucks Announces Continued Sponsorship of America’s Road Team in 2020

    Volvo Trucks announced that it will continue to serve as the exclusive sponsor of the America’s Road Team public outreach program in 2020. Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America, made the announcement today at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E) in San Diego, California.

  • Volvo Trucks to Introduce Next Iteration of Volvo Active Driver Assist in VNR VNL and VNX Models

    Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) 2.0, a comprehensive collision mitigation system, will be made standard in the new Volvo VNR and VNL models, and available on VNX models, later this year. 

  • Volvo Trucks Launches Nationwide Warranty Program for Pre-Owned Trucks

    Volvo Trucks is revolutionizing the used truck industry with the introduction of its Volvo Certified program, headlined by the factory-backed Volvo Certified Warranty for pre-owned trucks.