Volvo presents $44.8M check for Volvo LIGHTS project to South Coast AQMD

Volvo presents $44.8M check for Volvo LIGHTS project to South Coast AQMD

Volvo Trucks North America hosted the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as they presented a $44.8 million check to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) for the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project.

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Pictured are (left to right) Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America; Dwight Robinson, South Coast AQMD board member; and Hector De La Torre, California Air Resources board member.

Volvo Trucks North America recently hosted the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as they presented a $44.8 million check to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) for the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project.

The Volvo LIGHTS project is a partnership among the Volvo Group, South Coast AQMD and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure. Volvo says the project will demonstrate the ability of battery electric vehicles to improve freight and warehouse efficiencies, reduce emissions and improve air quality.

As part of the project, Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California later this year, with vehicle sales planned to begin in 2020.

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