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2022-05-09

Volvo Trucks Customer QCD Orders 30 More VNR Electric Trucks for Southern California Fleet

Volvo Trucks North America customer, Quality Custom Distribution (QCD) — a Golden State Foods (GSF) company — is increasing its commitment to zero-tailpipe emission freight transport with its latest order of 30 Volvo VNR Electrics. In early 2023, the battery-electric Class 8 trucks will be deployed in QCD’s Southern California fleet operations delivering products to restaurants and coffee shops throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

2022-05-09

NFI Expands Zero-Tailpipe Emission Fleet with Order of 60 Volvo VNR Electrics

Volvo Trucks North America customer, NFI Industries — a leading third-party supply chain solutions provider — is increasing its investment in electromobility solutions with its latest order of 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks. The battery-electric freight trucks will be deployed in NFI’s Ontario, California fleet throughout 2022 and 2023, in support of its goal of operating the first 100% zero-emission freight logistics fleet in the nation.

2022-05-05

Volvo Autonomous Solutions Introduces Autonomous Transport Solution Targeted at Key Customer Segments, Announces DHL Supply Chain as the First to Join Key Customer Program in North America

Volvo Autonomous Solutions (VAS), a Volvo Group company, introduced today that it will offer a new hub-to-hub autonomous transport solution, designed to serve four main customer segments: shippers; carriers; logistics service providers; and freight brokers. Each solution will be configured to suit the business needs of the specific segments while addressing the growing demand for goods movement in North America.

 

 

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The TC concept has been around for 100 years, but there's still potential in how you optimize it.

Volvo Trucks is introducing a next generation 13-liter turbo compound engine, the D13TC. John Bartel, Volvo Trucks director, product strategy-driveline, discusses the engine enhancements and what they mean for fleets.

The TC concept

Go with the Flow

The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit minimizes turbulence and improves aerodynamics by surrounding the drive wheels to better manage the air that moves around the tractor while in motion. The system consists of wheel covers, a center fairing between the wheels and a rear fairing behind the wheels

Go with the Flow

Cash in on Fuel

Ever since the term “miles per gallon” burst into the public consciousness during the OPEC oil embargo of the 1970s, America has engaged in a fascinating and imaginative race.

Cash in on Fuel