Battery electric trucks in short-route applications might have started modestly, but adoption is growing at a solid pace. At ACT Expo this year, Volvo Trucks noted several customer orders that build on top of last year’s numbers. NFI committed to 60 more Volvo VNR Electric trucks with Quality Custom Distribution (QCD) is increasing its commitment with an order of 30 Volvo VNR Electrics.
On top of that Volvo Trucks North America President Peter Voorhoeve announced several electrification initiatives that aim to keep the EV momentum moving in the right direction. Among them, something called “battery circularity.” I sat down with Voorhoeve to talk about the growing EV market and learn more about what exactly battery circularity is and the role it will potentially play going forward.
Watch the video above for his insight.
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