Volvo adds ten locations to EV dealership network

Volvo adds ten locations to EV dealership network

From sales to training, maintenance and repairs Volvo says a support ecosystem is necessary to transition to battery-electric trucks.

Volvo Trucks North America added ten new locations in three new states—Rhode Island, Utah, and Washington, plus the Canadian province of Manitoba—to the roster of Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealerships. Volvo tells us that fifty-nine locations across North America have now completed the program designed to provide a comprehensive ecosystem of customer support for heavy-duty battery electric vehicle adoption.

The new dealers are as follows:

  • Aber’s Truck Center – Ashland, Ohio
  • Anderson Motors – Riverside, Rhode Island
  • Beaver Truck Center – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Gerry’s Truck Centre – Woodstock, Ontario, Canada (second location)
  • M & K Truck Centers – Des Plaines, Illinois and Frankfort, Indiana (second and third locations)
  • Mountain West Truck Center, West Valley City, Utah
  • TEC Equipment – Des Moines and Lacey, Washington (fifth and sixth locations)
  • Transport Equipment – Spokane Valley, Washington (second location)

“Before we announced the commercialization of the VNR Electric we understood that electric trucks would need to have the same level of uptime and the same quality service for our customers as our diesel trucks,” said Peter Voorhoeve, president, Volvo Trucks North America. “That’s why we created the certified EV dealer program in parallel to the commercialization plans for the VNR Electric. Today, we continue to lead the industry with 59 certified EV dealerships across the United States and Canada to serve our customers in the areas their VNR Electric trucks are deployed and decarbonizing transportation. The expansion of our certified EV dealer locations shows that battery-electric heavy-duty trucks are here to stay and will continue to scale as a viable option for freight transportation and our vision is to continue that expansion.”

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