Volvo Trucks has put the first two of its all-electric FLs into service with Swedish recycling firm Renova and general haulage company TGM. The 16-tonne FL Electric is a fully electrically-powered truck for distribution, refuse collection and other haulage work in built-up areas. It features a range of up to 300km (185 miles) on a full charge and can be completely fast-charged in 1-2 hours, or plugged into the mains grid overnight taking up to 10 hours. Claes Nilsson, president, Volvo […]
Tesco has taken delivery of 28 Volvo FM tractor-units for operation in Northern Ireland.
At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.
Volvo Trucks is using next month’s Freight in the City Expo to give its FE-Electric, which is designed for zero-emission refuse collection and urban distribution duties, its UK debut.