Volvo Trucks begins series production of heavy electric trucks

Volvo Trucks is starting series production of its heavy-duty trucks: Volvo FH, Volvo FM, and Volvo FMX. These trucks can operate at a total weight of 44 tonnes* and the three models represent around two thirds of the company’s sales. Volvo Trucks has now six electric truck models in series production globally.  “This is a …

Goldhofer FTV 550 transports wind power components in Ecuador 

The wind farm Minas de Huascachaca, Ecuador’s largest wind farm, comprises 14 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 50 MW. Elecaustro S.A., which is based in Cuenca was commissioned to plan and construct this wind farm located in Loja Province. The contract to transport the turbines was awarded to the Colombian special transport …

Bolloré Logistics partners with United Airlines

Bolloré Logistics and United Airlines entered into a partnership relating to the purchase of three million litres of sustainable aviation fuel for 2022. This new agreement is geared towards the customary client base and covers all the routes operated by Bolloré Logistics, in all geographical areas. It will enable the company to reduce its scope …

Renault Trucks announces the Used Parts Factory

To reduce natural resource usage and its trucks’ environmental impact, Renault Trucks has announced the creation of its disassembly plant. The Used Parts Factory is the logical next step after the used trucks repurposing and remanufacturing operations conducted respectively in its Used Trucks Factory in Bourg-en-Bresse and its plant in Limoges. At this industrial facility …

First all-electric terminal tractor at a British port

DP World has announced the arrival of the first ever all-electric terminal tractor at a British port. The Terberg YT203-EV terminal tractor which is entering service at London Gateway will primarily be used for transporting goods the two mile distance from the quayside to a distribution facility at the adjacent logistics park. DP World plans …

Volvo CE delivers first construction machine built using fossil-free steel to NCC

Volvo Construction Equipment has delivered a construction machine built using fossil-free steel to a customer. The A30G articulated hauler built using fossil-free steel was handed over by President of Volvo CE Melker Jernberg to long-standing customer NCC today, 1 June 2022, at a ceremony hosted by LeadIt – the Leadership Group for Industry Transition – …

Scania signs largest deal to date of electric heavy-duty vehicles in Europe

Scania and Einride have signed a deal to accelerate electrification of road freight with fleet of 110 trucks marking the largest order of heavy duty electric trucks to date for Scania. The Swedish freight technology company Einride, one of the leading providers of end- to-end digital, electric and autonomous shipping solutions, will begin the roll …

 CroSStab stabilisation system available for EFFER 1000

The patented CroSStab stabilisation system is now available for the Hiab loader crane EFFER 1000. The optional CroSStab enhances vertical lifting power and the possibility to work in tight spaces. “The EFFER 1000 was designed to fulfil the challenging requirements of the construction industry and rental and service business. The CroSStab stabilisation system allows EFFER …