24 Feb 2021
DHL and Volvo Join Forces on Heavy Duty Electric Trucks
DHL Freight, one of the leading road freight providers in Europe, and Volvo Trucks have partnered to speed up the introduction of heavy duty electric trucks to be used for regional transport in Europe. The combined effort marks another important step towards climate neutral transport solutions.
1 Feb 2021
Biden's EV Revolution: A Boon for Electric Trucks and the Tesla Semi
The electric truck market in the US is primed for huge growth. Having largely lagged behind China and Europe in electric commercial vehicle deployment, the transition to zero-emission vehicles in this sector now seems set to begin in earnest.
10 Dec 2020
IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused 2020 to become the pivotal year as the automotive industry goes through a once in a hundred-year transformation.
25 Nov 2020
Electric Trucks: Charging Towards Zero-Emission
IDTechEx believe it is increasingly self-evident that the future of the industry cannot rely on the deployment of traditional combustion engines.
10 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on Electric Truck Markets
IDTechEx have released a new market research report on electric truck markets - analysis of the medium and heavy-duty BEV, PHEV & FCEV electric truck markets; detailed Covid-19 adjusted sales, battery demand and market value forecasts by region; Li-ion and electric motor technologies.
6 Nov 2020
Volvo Trucks Launches Complete Range of Electric Trucks Starting 2021
Next year, hauliers in Europe will be able to order all-electric versions of Volvo's heavy-duty trucks. This means that Volvo Trucks will offer a complete heavy-duty range with electric drivelines starting in Europe in 2021.
4 Nov 2020
Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG New Fuel Cell Joint Venture
The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications.
28 Oct 2020
Akasol is an energy storage startup emerging as the leading supplier for heavy-duty battery packs. In an interview, IDTechEx learned of the company's interesting answer to emerging solid-state technologies.
20 Oct 2020
Volvo Trucks Awarded $21.7M to Deploy 70 Class 8 Electric Trucks
Volvo Trucks Awarded $21.7M from U.S. EPA and South Coast AQMD to Deploy 70 Class 8 VNR Electric Zero-Emission Trucks. This award enables the nation's largest commercial deployment of Class 8 battery-electric trucks
14 Oct 2020
SafeRide Technologies Joins New Vehicle Health Management Consortium
SafeRide to contribute AI-based vehicle health management expertise to the SAE Health-Ready Components and Systems (HRCS) Consortium to facilitate industry-wide application of Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) technology
22 Sep 2020
Stena Gives Volvo Bus Batteries a Second Life
The commercial service lives of bus batteries are significantly extended and natural resources are conserved. That is the result of a new cooperation between Volvo Buses and Stena Recycling subsidiary Batteryloop.