Volvo will provide 20 heavy-duty electrical vans to Amazon in Germany


Volvo Vehicles will ship totally electrical heavy-duty vans to Amazon in Germany by yr finish. The 20 Volvo FH Electrical are anticipated to drive a couple of million highway kilometers yearly. For Amazon, the vans will play a key function in electrification of longer distances and heavier masses.


Heavy items automobiles and different business automobiles make up round 36% of Germany’s home transport emissions, in accordance to Germany’s BMUV.

Volvo Vehicles began the sequence manufacturing of professional quality electrical vans in September this yr and the provision of electrical vans for inter-city and regional haulage marks an vital milestone for decarbonizing highway transport.

The electrical variations of its most vital product vary—the heavy-duty Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX vans—will play a key function in reaching Volvo Vehicles’ world goal that in 2030 50% of all new vans offered might be battery- or fuel-cell-electric. These electrical heavy-duty vans can function at a complete weight of 44 tonnes and the three fashions talked about signify round two thirds of the corporate’s gross sales.

For Amazon, the vans will change their diesel counterparts and play a key function in electrification initiatives via its transportation chain.

The Volvo FH Electrical affords battery capability of 540 kWh and 490 kW of steady energy. The vary is as much as 300 km, however the Volvo FH Electrical can cowl as much as 500 km throughout a standard workday if a top-up cost is added, for instance throughout the lunch break.

Volvo Vehicles have a world vary of six all electrical vans designed to cowl many various transport assignments.
The Volvo FH, FM and FMX Electrical fashions have a GCW of as much as 44 tonnes. Gross sales are ongoing in Europe and sequence manufacturing began in September 2022.

Manufacturing of the Volvo FL and FE Electrical, for metropolis distribution and refuse dealing with, began in Europe already in 2019.
Manufacturing of the Volvo VNR Electrical for North America started in 2020.


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