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September 22, 2020 10:15 AM, EDT

Volvo Adds NFI to LIGHTS Project

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Volvo Trucks North America announced diversified carrier NFI is the latest fleet to demonstrate two Volvo VNR Electric trucks as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project.

It is the third company to deploy its battery-electric trucks.

The Class 8 trucks will be based out of one of NFI’s Southern California warehouse facilities that serves as a central distribution center for the region.

The Volvo LIGHTS pilot project will run through 2021, enabling Volvo Trucks North America to gather real-world operational data critical to the successful commercial scaling of these vehicles.

NFI ranks No. 18 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America.

VTNA is a unit of Volvo Group. — Transport Topics

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