Swedish Mining Group Boliden Is Getting Electric Trucks From Volvo For Underground Mining Operations

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 16:05:20 +0000

Campus-based operations such as mines are some of the best places for utilizing electric vehicles. The nature of their operations often revolve around regular, repetitive routes at well known times and intervals, making it fairly straightforward when it comes to setting up charging infrastructure onsite and managing fleet charging. It’s safe to say drivers of […]

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Leader & Laggard of the Week: Ford & Germany

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2023 01:16:04 +0000

A large part of our role in the media is to highlight cleantech leaders, and another large part is to bring to light climate and cleantech laggards. With that in mind, we’re starting a new series — a weekly look at a company, person, organization, or country that stood out in a good way and […]

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Volvo Delivers Its 1st Electric Heavy-Duty Truck In Africa

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 13:37:28 +0000

In some ways, it’s going to be a little easier to electrify transportation in developing countries. While the top selling car in history is the Toyota Corolla, its sales are dwarfed by the Honda Super Cub and its variants, and motorcycle sales are dwarfed by those of bicycles like the Chinese Flying Pigeon. Motorcycles and […]

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Volvo Opens Orders For Heavy Electric Trucks For The Construction Industry In South Africa

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 15:30:49 +0000

Volvo electric trucksHeavy vehicles for applications such as construction sites or in campus-based sectors such as in mining environments usually have to drive for short distances at well known intervals. Vehicles in this sector are perfect for electrification. Managing the fleet for things like charging and installation of charging stations at depots or on-site in campus-based environments […]

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Volvo Trucks Is Bringing Electric Trucks To South Africa!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2023 18:15:25 +0000

In 2022, the number of heavy electric trucks on the roads in Europe and the United States grew faster than ever before. One of the leaders in the electric heavy truck industry is Volvo Trucks. Volvo Trucks has now sold more than 4,300 electric trucks globally in more than 38 countries since 2019, when production […]

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Tesla’s Not The Only Company Doing Serious Electric Truck Business

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2022 08:58:13 +0000

With the recent first sales of the Tesla Semi, the company is making a big buzz. Not only is it great for Tesla, but it’s great to see companies like Pepsi and Frito-Lay switching their local and regional runs to electric. As charging infrastructure for electric trucks proliferates, and as versions of the Semi equipped […]

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Volvo Group To Produce Battery Modules In Ghent By 2025

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2022 02:46:21 +0000

Volvo Group’s truck plant in Ghent, Belgium, has announced that in 2025 it will start to produce battery modules. So far, the group has been dependent on partners to supply both cells and modules to the group. The investment decision to install battery module manufacturing capacity in Ghent is another important step for Volvo Group […]

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Volvo Trucks Levels Up Its Electric Trucks Sales Process With End-To-End Fleet Electrification Consulting

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2022 13:00:31 +0000

Volvo Trucks North America spent a week bringing customers, partners, and media out to its customer center in Dublin, Virginia as part of its 2022 Electromobility Summit to showcase the work it has done to lead the electrification of the heavy trucking space. The flagship of Volvo Trucks’ efforts in North America is the Volvo […]

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