Volvo Buses and the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia partner on electric transport

The new agreement will bring Volvo’s first-ever electric buses to Australia and help drive down emissions from the transport sector

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Volvo’s electric trucks roll out across selected parts of Europe

The clean vehicles are initially available in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, France and the Netherlands

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Three-quarters of US drivers say EVs are the future of driving

That’s according to a new poll of 1,510 US motorists, which shows high perceived prices are currently a barrier to adoption

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Volvo’s electric truck orders hit Europe

The first vehicles have been bought by German logistics company DB Schenker and Swedish recycling company Renova

Volvo’s low emission efforts keep on truckin’

It autonomous ‘Vera’ vehicle aims to slash emissions and boost productivity in logistics operations

Volvo to use 25% recycled plastics in cars from 2025

It unveiled a specially built car that has had several of its plastic components replaced with recycled materials

Cardiff charges ahead with first electric bus trial

It will run along Route Six, taking passengers from the civic centre via the city centre and on to Cardiff Bay

Volvo unveils electric dump truck to bin emissions

The automotive manufacturer says the FE Electric will enable cities to reduce many of the problems associated with heavy goods vehicles

‘Soot-free’ buses planned for 20 megacities

Four vehicle manufacturers are help cities adopt bus fleets equipped with “soot-free” technologies to tackle air pollution. BYD, Cummins, Scania and Volvo Buses have pledged to ensure soot-free engine technology is available for purchase in 20 megacities next year, including Bangkok, Dhaka, Istanbul, Jakarta, Sao Paulo and Sydney. Soot-free technology is any engine that meets […]

All-electric bus rolls into Manchester

  Manchester is trialling its first 100% electric bus. The Volvo 7900e will be part of the free Metroshuttle service and will be charged using a pantograph, which is attached to the roof of the bus. That’s expected to enable the bus to recharge more easily throughout the day. The eight-week trial will monitor vehicle […]