Volvo Trucks will begin the sales of its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in selected markets within Europe. Sales will start in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, France, and the Netherlands. Volvo also says the start of production is planned for March 2020. The automaker claims that the Volvo FL Electric and FE Electric trucks have been developed for distribution, refuse handling, and other urban transport applications. The FL Electric has capacity for a GVW (gross vehicle weight) of 16 tonnes, while the GVW of the Volvo FE Electric is 27 tonnes, claims the firm. Electro mobility "Global urbanization requires urban logistics and truck transport with zero emissions and less noise with increasing urgency. With the Volvo FL Electric and Volvo FE Electric we are able to meet both the strong environmental demands as well as the high commercial requirements of our customers," says Jonas Odermalm, VP Product Line Electromobility. READ | The Scania AXL tipper is the smart truck of the future "Volvo Trucks’ solutions will be based on individual business needs that consider a number of parameters, such as driving cycles, load capacity and route analysis, to use the battery capacity in the most efficient way […]

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