Volvo Trucks has started selling its FL and FE electric trucks in selected markets within Europe, meeting the increasing demand for sustainable transport solutions in city environments, the company said. Initially the launch markets will be Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, France and the Netherlands, with further markets – including the UK and Ireland – to follow at a later date. Volvo believes the reduced noise levels and the absence of exhaust emissions make it possible to carry out deliveries and […]
Total commercial vehicle registrations fell during 2012, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with Volvo faring the worst across the twelve month period. Registrations from January to December were down 5.9% across truck and vans, with the decline directly attributable to lower light commercial vehicle sales. Registrations of commercial vehicles above 3.5 tonnes were up 6.4% on 2011 figures, while vans (registrations below 3.5 tonnes) were down 7.9%. Truck registrations were particularly […]
Truck manufacturers have responded to the combined €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine they were issued by the European Commission (EC) yesterday (19 July).
DFDS will be the first operator to use autonomous vehicle, Vera, in a delivery operation on public roads, Volvo Trucks’ has said.