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 …

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 to deliver a 74 tonnes electrified truck for mining company Boliden

Mining company Boliden has purchased a 74 tonnes electrified Scania truck for heavy transport. With delivery scheduled for spring 2022, the electrified truck is a part of the company’s aim to decrease its CO2-emissions with 40 percent by 2030.  The electrified truck, with a total weight of 74 tonnes including load and trailer, will be …

Maritime electrification company Echandia opens branch in Norway

Swedish Echandia  expands in the Norwegian market through the appointment of industry veteran Roy Storeng to lead the business development in Norway. Echandia is one of the leading developers of zero-emission energy solutions for heavy-duty maritime electrification with customers in Europe, Asia, and Oceania, including Cochin Shipyards, building the world's largest fleet of electric ferries …

Kalmar’s new electric reachstacker to be field tested by CargoNet in Norway

Kalmar has signed a one-year agreement with Norwegian rail operator CargoNet covering the field-testing of a Kalmar Electric Reachstacker. CargoNet is Norway’s rail-freight operator, focused on rail-based intermodal services within Norway and between Norway and Sweden. The company, which is 100% owned by Norwegian State Railways (Vy, formerly NSB), is headquartered in Oslo and employs …

Mar-Train Heavy Haulage ensures rapid progress with Goldhofer

Mar-Train Heavy Haulage Ltd, based outside Lisburn in Northern Ireland, has recently taken a delivery of  Goldhofer STHP-ET 12 (5+7) heavy-duty combination with the redesigned RA 2-110 tower clamp system and free-turning device for its current haulage contract in Sweden. Together with the recently acquired »BLADES« combinations, this ensures that rapid progress can be made …

Freja handles transport of railway machines

Freja Transport & Logistics recently handled two project transports involving railway machines. In the first, the locomotive, which was over 40m long and 4m high, was transported from Denmark to Finland for refurbishment and afterwards, returned to Denmark. In the second, the transport of a similar machine was made from Denmark to Sweden and back …