Entries by Walter Pisarnik

Volvo’s electric trucks tested in extreme winter weather

Many of us have experienced it – the battery in the phone loses power when the blistering cold sets in. To avoid the same fate, Volvo Trucks has tested its electric trucks in extremely cold weather close to the Arctic Circle. The result? A feature to maintain battery performance, even when the temperature is far […]

VOLVO TRUCKS RECEIVES RECORD ORDER FOR 100 ELECTRIC TRUCKS

Volvo Trucks has received an order for 100 Volvo FM Electric from DFDS, Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company. As the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer emphasizes, this is the largest commercial order for electric trucks for the company to date and one of the largest to date for heavy electric trucks worldwide. Range of […]

Germany’s FlixMobility acquires Greyhound Lines, the iconic U.S. bus company, in $78M deal

FlixMobility (“the Company”), the global mobility provider of the FlixBus and FlixTrain brands, announced today it has acquired Greyhound Lines, Inc. (“Greyhound”), the largest provider of long-distance bus transportation in the United States, from FirstGroup plc. This acquisition marks another important step in FlixMobility’s vision to provide easy-to-use, affordable, and environmentally friendly travel for consumers […]

UK THE FIRST ZERO-EMISSION REFRIGERATED ALL-ELECTRIC TRUCK WITH FRIGOBLOCK

The British company chose the manufacturer of transport refrigerators as its partner because of its many years of experience in refrigeration logistics. Frigoblock, a manufacturer of transport refrigeration equipment and a Thermo King brand, announced that they have partnered with NRG Riverside to develop the first battery-electric temperature-controlled truck for use on UK roads.

UK FIRM TEVVA UNVEILS NEW ELECTRIC TRUCK

Electric truck pioneer Tevva has unveiled a 7.5-tonne electric truck intended for mass production in the UK. Engineered by a team led by Ken Scott, formerly engineering director at Bentley and Alexander Dennis, and styled by Dale Grewer, former chief designer at Jaguar Land Rover, the Tevva Truck will be manufactured in a brand-new 11,000 […]