Rockview Farms Deploys Volvo LIGHTS Project’s Final Two Volvo VNR Electric Trucks 
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by Kristen Gifford
6M ago
Volvo Trucks North America customer Rockview Farms, a family owned and operated dairy business in Southern California, deployed two Volvo VNR Electric trucks to support farm-to-customer deliveries of local California milk. The zero-tailpipe emissions battery-electric trucks will help reduce noise and emissions in the neighborhoods surrounding Rockview Farms’ facility in Downey, California, which is the central hub for deliveries throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Rockview Farms’ Volvo VNR Electric trucks are the final two trucks to be funded through the award-winning Volvo LIGHTS project ..read more
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When Running Electric Trucks Becomes Just ‘Running Trucks’
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by Kristen Gifford
6M ago
Peter Voorhoeve, president, Volvo Trucks North America discusses next steps on the roadmap for electrification during the Volvo LIGHTS Project wrap-up event in August 2022. In the two years since Volvo Trucks North America opened order boards for its VNR Electric trucks in the fall of 2020, early adopting fleets have evolved from electric trucks as a novelty to electric trucks delivering ROI. The post When Running Electric Trucks Becomes Just ‘Running Trucks’ appeared first on Volvo LIGHTS ..read more
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How to harness the power of purchasing to reduce emissions
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by Kristen Gifford
6M ago
The Volvo LIGHTS project was recognized at the World Economic Forum COP27 for developing effective partnerships that help to create sustainable supply networks. The project was an example of the new, broader forms of collaboration that are needed to tackle the global climate crisis, working together with players outside of our industry to learn and inform each other during the transformation process. Volvo LIGHTS demonstrated the power of partnership to fast-track green innovations from concept to commercialization. The post How to harness the power of purchasing to reduce emissions appea ..read more
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SCE Gains Valuable Insights From Electric Big Rig Project
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by Rodger Lueras
6M ago
SCE collaborated with project partners on the installation and energization of 58 public and private EV charging stations. The electric company also conducted a site grid system impact study to help inform plans for supporting a future of fully electrified goods movement. The post SCE Gains Valuable Insights From Electric Big Rig Project appeared first on Volvo LIGHTS ..read more
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Quote – Patricia Kwon, South Coast Air Quality Management District
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by Rodger Lueras
6M ago
The post Quote – Patricia Kwon, South Coast Air Quality Management District appeared first on Volvo LIGHTS ..read more
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Highlights from the Volvo LIGHTS Roundup
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by Rodger Lueras
6M ago
Together with the Volvo Group, Volvo Trucks hosted a Volvo LIGHTS Roundup on August 23 at the Ontario Convention Center in Southern California to share exclusive insights from Volvo LIGHTS project partners on how to successfully scale truck freight electrification. The post Highlights from the Volvo LIGHTS Roundup appeared first on Volvo LIGHTS ..read more
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Lessons Learned From Two Years Of Electric Truck Operation With Volvo Trucks
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by Rodger Lueras
6M ago
Volvo Trucks opened VNR Electric truck orders in November of 2020, and battery electric heavy-duty trucks have been in hard-working applications ever since. The post Lessons Learned From Two Years Of Electric Truck Operation With Volvo Trucks appeared first on Volvo LIGHTS ..read more
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Volvo LIGHTS Ends – A New Era Dawns
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by Rodger Lueras
6M ago
During a ceremony at the Ontario Convention Center in California, Volvo Trucks North America formally declared the end of its innovative Volvo LIGHTS collaborative battery-electric truck partnership after a successful three-year run. The post Volvo LIGHTS Ends – A New Era Dawns appeared first on Volvo LIGHTS ..read more
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Award-Winning Volvo LIGHTS Project Wraps in Southern California
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by Rodger Lueras
6M ago
Volvo Trucks North America announced the culmination of the Volvo LIGHTS project – an innovative three-year project that brought together 14 public and private partners to design and implement a blueprint for the robust support ecosystem necessary to deploy battery-electric trucks and equipment at scale. The post Award-Winning Volvo LIGHTS Project Wraps in Southern California appeared first on Volvo LIGHTS ..read more
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Award-Winning Volvo LIGHTS Project Wraps in Southern California
Volvo LIGHTS
by Rodger Lueras
6M ago
Volvo Trucks North America announced the culmination of the Volvo LIGHTS project – an innovative three-year project that brought together 14 public and private partners to design and implement a blueprint for the robust support ecosystem necessary to deploy battery-electric trucks and equipment at scale. During the project, which ran from 2019 to 2022 in California’s South Coast Air Basin, Volvo Trucks deployed its first Class 8 pilot Volvo VNR Electric trucks to fleet operators to collect real-world operating data and customer feedback ahead of announcing its commercial model in December 2020 ..read more
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