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Volvo Trucks’ VNR Electric Will Deliver Zero-Tailpipe Emissions Transportation to New River Valley Plant

09/08/2021 10:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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 (NRV) truck assembly operations in Dublin, Virginia by the end of 2021. Working with local suppliers and carriers, Volvo Trucks will deploy three zero-tailpipe emissions VNR Electric vehicles to transport inbound parts and components daily to the plant where every Volvo truck is assembled in North America. Each zero-tail pipe emission truck is anticipated to complete up to 16 roundtrips per day. Utilizing battery-electric vehicles on supply-chain logistics routes is a key step in achieving Volvo Trucks’ global sustainability target to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.

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