Business, Technology, Equipment

VTNA Supplies QCD With VNR Electric

Volvo VNR Electric The Volvo VNR Electric will be operating various nightly last-mile delivery distribution routes, each totaling nearly 100 miles round trip(Volvo Trucks North America via YouTube)

Food service logistics provider Quality Custom Distribution recently took delivery of a Volvo VNR Electric, the first zero-emission, battery-electric truck to be deployed in QCD’s fleet.

April 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Chip Shortage Could Stall Volvo Truck Production Up to a Month

Volvo Workers assemble a motor during production of a Volvo AB S60 sedan at the Volvo Cars USA plant in Ridgeville, S.C. (Logan Cyrus/Bloomberg News)

Volvo Group declined after the truck maker said it will have to suspend production across its operations because of the shortage of semiconductors that has disrupted the car industry for months.

Niclas Rolander | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Volvo to Make Only Electric Vehicles by 2030

Volvo XC40 The Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV is displayed during an event in Los Angeles in October 2019. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030. But if you want one, you’ll have to buy it online.

Matt Ott | Associated Press
March 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Volvo, Daimler Sign Binding Agreement for Fuel Cell Joint Venture

Daimler and Volvo Daimler's Daum (left) and Volvo's Lundstedt. (Daimler AG)

The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG announced they have signed a binding agreement covering a previously announced joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel cell systems primarily for heavy-duty trucks as well as other applications.

November 3, 2020
Business, Equipment

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Business, Technology, Fuel

Volvo Adds NFI to LIGHTS Project

NFI Volvo LIGHTS Volvo Trucks

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 project.

September 22, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo Helps Expand Options for Electric Truck Charging

Volvo The CCS2 connector (left) and charging port location on the Volvo VNR Electric truck model. (Volvo Trucks North America)

Volvo Trucks North America took a step toward the widespread usage of electric trucks by expanding charging options, the company announced Aug. 26.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 2, 2020
Business, Equipment

Volvo Reports Q2 Net Loss, Lower Revenue Amid Pandemic

Volvo Trucks Volvo's VNR 660 truck model. Revenue in Q2 fell to $8.1 billion compared with $13.6 billion a year earlier. (Volvo Trucks North America)

Volvo Group reported a net loss in the second quarter and lower revenue in a period scarred by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 17, 2020

Volvo Financial Services Names Patrick Shannon President of North America Region

Volvo grille Justin Ide/Bloomberg

Volvo Financial Services, a unit of Volvo Group, appointed Patrick Shannon president of the company’s North America region.

June 23, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Truck Financiers Offer Flexibility During Pandemic

Bowerman Bowerman Trucking CEO Matt Bowerman with his fleet. (Bowerman Trucking)

Like many other carriers, Bowerman Trucking in Searcy, Ark., has experienced challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, but one group has made things easier: its creditors.

Steve Brawner | Contributing Writer
June 2, 2020