Volvo Vans North America buyer 4 Gen Logistics, a fourth era, family-owned drayage firm, has ordered 41 Volvo VNR Electrical vans to haul freight between the Port of Lengthy Seashore and Southern California’s Inland Empire—a nationwide logistics and warehousing hub.
The improved, subsequent era Volvo VNR Electrical mannequin, which started manufacturing in Q2 2022, options an operational vary of as much as 275 miles. 4 Gen Logistics’ Volvo VNR Electrics fleets will function two shifts per day, making as much as six runs to and from the Port of Lengthy Seashore and 4 Gen Logistics’ headquarters in Rialto, California.
4 Gen Logistics bought 40 Volvo VNR Electrical subsequent era vans with funding assist from California’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Venture (HVIP) and the Cellular Supply Air Air pollution Discount Evaluation Committee (MSRC) to scale back its affect on the communities the place its freight vans function. One further Volvo VNR Electrical truck is being deployed as a part of the Volvo LIGHTS undertaking.
To cost its rising battery-electric fleet, 4 Gen Logistics secured greater than 4 acres from the Port of Lengthy Seashore with a 10-year settlement to construct and function truck charging infrastructure. The location will embody 60 350 kW charging stations in two phases on the POLB facility and one other 30 on the Rialto facility, additionally in two phases, which is able to allow 4 Gen Logistics to cost its six-battery pack Volvo VNR Electrical vans (which function 250 kW charging functionality) to an 80% state of cost in 90 minutes.
As a part of the 10-year settlement between 4 Gen Logistics and the POLB, Electrify America will set up the charging at each the POLB location and the Rialto facility. (Earlier put up.)
TEC Tools’s Fontana and La Mirada places are each Volvo Vans Licensed Electrical Automobile Dealerships and helped 4 Gen consider the Volvo VNR Electrical configurations that will meet the wants of their each day operations. As well as, TEC Tools’s Southern California service groups have accomplished the great coaching to soundly carry out battery-electric truck upkeep and repairs, and inventory a listing of key components to assist get prospects again on the street rapidly.