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.
17 Dec 2019
Vehicle Batteries Provide New Energy for Households
Volvo Buses is now giving a second life to batteries from electric buses. In a unique cooperation with Stena Property and Stena Recycling's subsidiary BatteryLoop, bus batteries are used for energy storage and as an energy source in Gothenburg's Fyrklövern residential complex. The project is a step towards circular economy in electromobility creating new commercial possibilities for companies.
21 Oct 2019
Volvo Buses launches new electric articulated bus
Volvo Buses is launching a new electrically-powered articulated bus that can carry up to 150 passengers and with 80 per cent lower energy consumption compared to a corresponding diesel bus.
12 Mar 2019
World's first full-size, autonomous electric bus
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Volvo Buses have launched the world's first full size, autonomous electric bus. The single-deck Volvo Electric bus is 12 metres long and has a full capacity close to 80 passengers.
6 Feb 2019
Electricity takes to the water with Volvo Penta
In the next phase of Gothenburg's drive to connect its residents with a seamless citywide low emission commuting network, a Volvo Penta powered electric ferry service is being introduced into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem.
18 Apr 2018
Volvo Trucks' first all-electric truck
Volvo Trucks now introduces its first all-electric truck for commercial use - the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.
30 Apr 2015
The European IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and IoT Awards 2015
The winners of the 2015 European IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and IoT Awards were announced yesterday in Berlin, Germany during the IDTechEx Show!, which took place at the Estrel Hotel and Convention Center this week. Over 2,000 delegates were in attendance at Europe's premier show on the latest developments in emerging technologies
24 Sep 2014
Volvo launches the all-new electric hybrid
The Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid will be officially launched at the International IAA Commercial Vehicles show which opens this week. Volvo has already signed contracts with several European cities for the first deliveries.
31 Jul 2014
ABB and Volvo global partnership for electric, hybrid bus fast charge
ABB has announced a partnership with Volvo Buses, one of the world's leading bus manufacturers, to co-develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with open standards-based direct current (DC) fast charging systems.
27 Apr 2012
Volvo announces major new orders for hybrid buses
"These orders mark a high level of confidence from a number of our major customers further establishing our market leading position in hybrid technology. The Government's continued support through the Green Bus Fund is welcomed and is a much needed boost to our industry."
26 Apr 2012
Interviews with speakers at IDTechEx conference taking place in May
Less than 3 weeks remain before the 4th instalment of the IDTechEx European conference on energy harvesting, WSN and RTLS, taking place in Berlin on the 15th and 16th of May. Just before the event opens its doors to its attendees, Dr Harry Zervos, technology analyst with IDTechEx, interviewed some of the main speakers on their involvement with energy harvesting and wireless sensing and the reasons why their integration is becoming increasingly important in a wide range of applications.
20 Apr 2012
Volvo hybrid truck, Mean Green, to attempt world speed record
Mean Green, the world's fastest hybrid truck, will attempt to reach speeds in excess of 260 km/h (165 mph) April 27 at Wendover Airfield in Utah to best its own world speed records.