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VTNA Adds Its First EV Dealership in Tennessee

Volvo Nacarato truck center Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks North America announced Nacarato Truck Centers, a third-generation family-run dealership group, completed the required training and facility updates to become its first certified electric vehicle dealership in Tennessee at its La Vergne location, servicing the greater Nashville market.

June 17, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Leaders of VTNA, Navistar Stake Out EV Turf

Peter Voorhoeve, Mathias Carlbaum Peter Voorhoeve (left) by Volvo; Mathias Carlbaum by Navistar International Corp

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The leaders of Volvo Trucks North America and Navistar expect broader competition when it comes to delivering electric trucks to customers, and even closer collaboration with more parties to ensure such trucks are ready to work, they said in separate interviews with Transport Topics.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 18, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

VTNA Adds First EV-Certified Dealer in Pennsylvania

VNR Electric Truck at TransEdge Service Center One service manager and two technicians have been trained to service and maintain the Volvo VNR Electric at the TransEdge Trucks Centers site in Pittsburgh. (Volvo Trucks North America)

Volvo Trucks North America announced TransEdge Truck Centers recently became the truck maker’s first certified electric vehicle dealer in Pennsylvania.

May 6, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Maersk Plans to Deploy 300 Electric Trucks in North America by 2025

Performance Team electric trucks Performance Team electric trucks are lined up at the company's headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. (Maersk)

A.P. Moller-Maersk is building out its electric heavy-duty truck fleet with two announcements involving Einride and BYD, and, separately, Volvo Trucks North America.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 30, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

VTNA Plant to Be Supplied Using VNR Electric Trucks

VNR A VNR electric truck. (Volvo Trucks North America)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — 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 truck assembly operations in Dublin, Va., by the end of 2021, the company announced.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 7, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Volvo Delivers Electric Class 8 Truck to New York Metro Area

Volvo VNR Electric model making a delivery Manhattan Beer Distributors makes a delivery in New York City in a Volvo VNR Electric model. (Volvotrucks.com)

Volvo Trucks North America has delivered its first electric-powered Class 8 truck on the East Coast to New York-based Manhattan Beer Distributors.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 12, 2021
Business, Equipment

VTNA Introduces New Premium Service Offering

VTNA service shop Volvo Trucks North America has launched the Volvo Blue Contract service offering, a comprehensive maintenance program designed to improve uptime and simplify maintenance management for customers and dealers. (Volvo Trucks North America)

Volvo Trucks North America announced its Volvo Blue Contract service offering, a premium plan for new trucks.

July 27, 2021
Business

UAW Workers Reject Second Tentative Agreement With VTNA, Resume Strike

VTNA A worker at VTNA's plant in Dublin, Va. (Justin Ide/Bloomberg News)

Volvo Trucks North America announced members of the United Auto Workers union at its New River Valley assembly operations in Dublin, Va., have resumed a labor strike following their rejection of a second tentative labor agreement.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 7, 2021
Business, Technology

VTNA, Albertsons Partner on VNR Electric Trucks

Volvo VNR Electric Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks North America announced Albertsons Cos., the second-largest grocery chain in the United States, recently took delivery of two Volvo VNR Electric trucks at its distribution center in Irvine, Calif.

May 28, 2021
Business, Equipment

VTNA, UAW Reach Second Tentative Agreement

Volvo Trucks on the production line at VTNA's Dublin, Va., New River Valley Plant. (Justin Ide/Bloomberg News)

Volvo Trucks North America May 20 announced the company and the United Auto Workers union reached a tentative agreement on the terms of a new six-year contract that would cover approximately 2,900 employees at the New River Valley truck assembly operations in Dublin, Va.

May 25, 2021

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