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ElectricDrives takes a look at the rapid progress of Volta Trucks with their Volta Zero all-electric truck

Volta Trucks have worked with the best in the business to create a battery electric vehicle that will help to create sustainable cities of the future 

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Investment
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Volta Trucks confirms €37 million (£31.5 million/$43.5 million) of Series B funding for its Volta Zero electric truck

Volta Zero pre-orders pass 2,500, with an order value exceeding €600m (£511 million/$706 million)

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

General Motors (GM) reveals new electric vehicle (EV) motors to power an all-electric future

New electric car motors have been designed and developed in-house with GM propulsion software

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April 6, 2021

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New Car Launch
EV Biz

General Motors’ Chevrolet Silverado EV electric pick-up will make its global debut at the start of 2022

New electric vehicle (EV) will offer an impressive range of over 400 miles (644km)

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
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Volta Trucks introduces all-electric Volta Zero truck to the Netherlands

The electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer also appoints business development managers to major EU markets

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Electric truck manufacturer Volta Trucks expands UK R&D capabilities amid ambitious recruitment drive

Electric Vehicle (EV) company looking to employ up to 130 new personal by the end of 2021

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April 6, 2021

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EV Biz

Tevva unveils new all-electric 7.5 tonne truck

New Tevva Truck electric truck will offer up to 310 miles (500km) of range with the first deliveries taking place in the third quarter (Q3) of 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Volta Trucks all-electric Volta Zero will be manufactured by Steyr Automotive in Austria

New collaboration will create 500 new jobs and an estimated 2,000 positions within the supply chain

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Bollinger plan to build Class 4 and Class 5 electric commercial vehicles

US electric carmaker plans offer platforms for a wide variety of commercial applications

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Biz

Alpha debut their Wolf electric pick-up truck with a video of the new zero-emission vehicle

New all-electric Wolf truck will be on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California until November

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Ford to double the production of its F-150 Lightning electric truck because of huge demand

Detroit carmaker now plans to produce 80,000 zero-emission pick-ups annually by 2024

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Volta Trucks reveals the first real-world trials of the prototype Volta Zero electric truck

Customer specification zero-emissions electric trucks designed for inner-city logistics will be ready in 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

US electric pick-up truck company Rivian in talks with UK government about a British factory

Electric vehicle (EV) start-up, backed by Amazon and Ford, apparently looking at a site near Bristol

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Life

Renault PRO+ offers the Master E-Tech Chassis Cab electric vehicle (EV) in a new range of versatile options

The Master E-Tech 3.5T with a range of 75 miles (121km) is now available as dropside, tipper and Luton versions

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April 6, 2021

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EV Life

Volta Trucks are taking their fully-electric Volta Zero to Italy

Demonstrations of the zero-emissions truck will take place in Milan 7-11 June

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April 6, 2021

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Car Sales
EV Life

Ford F-150 Lightning electric pick-up is a huge hit taking orders of 44,500 in the first two days

New zero-emissions pick-up will offer a range of up to 300 miles (483km)

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
EV Life

Ford launches F-150 Lightning electric pick-up truck in the US

New zero-emissions pick-up will offer a range of up to 300 miles (483km) with a price on par with today’s similarly configured F-150 trucks

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April 6, 2021

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Net Zero
EV Life

US President, Joe Biden, visited Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center for launch of the new F-150 Lightning electric pick-up

This was also the perfect platform to push his proposal of spending $174 billion to electrify the US

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

US President to visit a Ford electric vehicle manufacturing facility this week ahead of the launch of its F-150 Lightning electric pick-up

This news comes as Joe Biden makes a push for a $174 billion government boost for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Biz

Volta Trucks strengthens its executive management team with new strategic appointments

Electric truck company’s rapid expansion shows the future of delivery is all about vehicles with zero-emissions

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Recreation
EV Life

Alpha launches its new Wolf Plus utility and adventure electric truck

American zero-emission truck company continues to evolve its Alpha range of electric vehicles

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April 6, 2021

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EV Biz

Urby joins the Volta Trucks Pioneer Programme

This will give the Urby priority for production of the zero-emissions truck scheduled for late 2022

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April 6, 2021

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Volta Trucks confirms the appointment of Essa Al-Saleh as new CEO and executive chairman

Zero-emissions truck company also appoints founder Carl-Magnus Norden as its executive chairman of the board of directors

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April 6, 2021

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Commercial
EV Biz

Transport refrigeration and the electric revolution

ElectricDrives catches up with Norman Highnam to find out more about clean energy truck refrigeration

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April 6, 2021

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Manufacturing
EV Biz

Volta Trucks investigates manufacturing its all-electric Volta Zero truck in Spain

Meanwhile, the Swedish zero-emissions truck maker continues its tour of Europe

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April 6, 2021

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Industry
EV Biz

Meet Carla Detrieux, the head of business development, at Volta Trucks

We catch up with the dynamic young French woman who moved countries and jobs to help make the planet a better place

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

The return of the Hummer is electric as General Motors reveal their new super truck

New Hummer EV Edition 1 electric car with 350-mile (560km) range sells out in 10 minutes

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April 6, 2021

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Buses
EV Life

Lion Electric announces the construction of its battery manufacturing plant and innovation centre in Quebec

New innovation centre will focus on achieving new advancements in performance, range and energy capacity

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April 6, 2021

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SUV
EV Life

Rivian releases prices of its new R1T electric pick-up range

Launch Edition electric pick-up expected to be delivered in June 2021 beating the Tesla Cybertruck to market

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April 6, 2021

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Development
EV Life

Lordstown release a chassis testing video of their new Endurance electric car

Ohio based car maker’s electric pick-up continues to evolve ready for production in 2021

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April 6, 2021

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ecargo
EV Life

Volta Zero electric truck to make its French debut on customer tour

Zero-emission trucks to help bigger towns and cities meet government clean air targets

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April 6, 2021

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Production
EV Biz

Volta Trucks selects Meritor to supply the innovative electric drivetrain for the Volta Zero

Meritor’s innovative eAxle offers increased efficiency and vehicle range

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April 6, 2021

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Trucks
EV Biz

Kenworth launch two new electric trucks

US truck manufacture offer mid-sized trucks with 200-mile (322km) range

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April 6, 2021

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EV Biz

Volta Zero electric truck makes its Spanish debut as it continues its European Tour

Swedish electric truck manufacturer display its zero-emissions Volta Zero in conjunction with partners Petit Forestier and Siemens

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April 6, 2021

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Investment
EV Biz

Volta Trucks confirms successful funding round of $20 million as the order book for Volta Zero electric truck grows to $260 million

World’s first purpose-built zero-emissions electric 16-tonne truck designed for inner-city freight deliveries will hit the roads in 2021

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April 6, 2021

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EV Strategy
EV Life

Renault Trucks UK and Ireland commits to net-zero status by 2030

New ‘Sustainability Initiative’ created in conjunction with sustainability and environmental consultancy Avieco

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April 6, 2021

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Car Launch
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Alpha Motor Corporation launch new Wolf electric truck

American carmaker adds another zero-emissions vehicle to its electric car platform

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Ian Osborne

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April 6, 2021

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