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Volta Trucks appoints prior Volvo Trucks exec. Claes Nilsson to BoD

Nilsson joins the Volta Trucks Board following a career as president of Volvo Trucks and member of its executive board.

Volta Trucks, Cake use eMotorcycle hub for last-mile delivery

Volta Trucks and electric motorcycle manufacturer Cake collaborate with the goal of decarbonizing and decongesting last-mile deliveries while also improving service to end customers. The first trial, planned for Q1 2023 in Paris, will be with the H&M Group. According to the two companies, the fully integrated, zero tailpipe emission delivery service from warehouse to

Volta Trucks, Siemens Smart Infrastructure partner on charging

Volta Trucks and Siemens Smart Infrastructure are collaborating to deliver comprehensive eMobility charging infrastructure and software to Volta Trucks customers, with the goal of simplifying, de-risking, and accelerating their transition to commercial fleet electrification. The partnership aims to bring together Volta Trucks’ “Truck-as-a-Service” and Siemens’ experience in electric vehicle support solutions. This includes software control

Volta Trucks reveals London customer operations center

Volta Trucks has confirmed the details of its first ‘Volta Trucks Hub’ in the UK, serving the battery-electric Volta Zero vehicles that will operate on the streets of London from early 2023. The Hub is the second service and maintenance facility announced by Volta Trucks, after Bonneuil-Sur-Marne in Paris, with further centers in other European

Volta Trucks finds new chief commercial officer

Volta Trucks has appointed Adam Chassin as its chief commercial officer. Chassin is the former head of business for Uber in Europe, where he had responsibility for driving Uber’s growth through partnerships across Europe. Chassin is also the former head of strategic business development for Amazon, where he worked across the entire portfolio of Amazon’s

First Volta Zero electric truck drives off the production line

Volta Trucks has confirmed that the first Volta Zero vehicle has been completed at the company’s contract manufacturing facility in Steyr, Austria. The vehicle, the first of a series of second-generation “production verification” prototypes, will form part of a pilot fleet of trucks. These will be loaned to customers for extended periods in late 2022

Volta Trucks confirms U.S. market entry strategy

Volta Trucks has revealed the strategic roadmap for its entry into the North American market. Volta’s plan will see the first Volta Zero vehicles operating on Los Angeles’ streets by the end of next year. The introduction of Volta Trucks’ 100% battery-electric commercial vehicles into North America will be led in 2023 by a Volta

Volta Trucks chooses Carrier Transicold as refrigerated supplier

Volta Trucks has selected Carrier Transicold as the sole supplier of refrigerated equipment for the full-electric 16-tonne Volta Zero. The supply agreement follows a project in which Carrier Transicold engineers worked closely with the Volta Trucks development team to integrate engineless “Iceland” all-electric refrigeration systems and PowerBox technology into the new Volta Zero. The system

Volta Trucks reveals 7.5-, 12-tonne Volta Zero variants

Volta Trucks has revealed the forthcoming 7.5- and 12-tonne Volta Zero variants, the second product family in its full-electric vehicle range. The 7.5- and 12-tonne Volta Zeros have been designed by Volta Trucks’ partner, Astheimer Design in Warwick, UK, alongside Volta Trucks’ own engineering teams. The new full-electric vehicles bear a close visual relationship to

Volta Trucks engineering 7.5-, 12-tonne Volta Zero variants

The 7.5-tonne vehicle will be able to operate on Sundays in some European territories where the 16-tonne vehicle is currently excluded.

Volta Trucks, Sibros partner on connected software for electric buses

The connected vehicle platform will allow customers access to driver alerts, charging infrastructure and over-the-air updates.

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Volta Zero prototype begins first real-world trials

The prototype vehicle will test all the electro-mechanical and thermal properties of the truck.

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