Volvo Trucks North America announced that its largest West Coast dealer group, TEC Equipment, has completed the Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealership training program at its fourth location in Portland, Oregon. TEC Equipment’s Portland dealership, which also serves as its corporate headquarters, is Oregon’s first dealership to achieve the certification, signifying that TEC’s sales and service teams have completed the training required to support customers with deploying Volvo VNR Electric trucks, according to a recent press release.
TEC Equipment – Portland has installed the necessary equipment and diagnostics tools for a dedicated EV service bay, as well as trained and equipped four technicians on their service team to manage maintenance and repairs. The dealership also maintains a stock of all the key parts and components required to maintain a Volvo VNR Electric.
The Portland branch is located along the I-5 corridor and will feature heavy-duty EV charging infrastructure to help support the state’s growing zero-tailpipe emission vehicle goals. TEC Equipment’s other Volvo Trucks Certified EV dealership locations include Fontana and La Mirada in Southern California and Oakland in Northern California. The organization is also working toward certifying its Dixon, California, location as part of the Electrified Charging Corridor Project.