Volvo Vans and Bucher collaborate to affect sewer cleaner vehicles

Volvo Vans and Bucher collaborate to affect sewer cleaner vehicles


Volvo Vans and Bucher Municipal have now entered right into a collaboration to affect sewer cleaner vehicles. By the tip of 2023, Bucher Municipal expects to ship as much as 80 totally electrical sewer cleaner vehicles to cities in Europe.

The introduction of extra zero emission zones in cities all over the world is producing demand for totally electrical vehicles. To satisfy this demand, Bucher Municipal, a number one provider of municipal autos reminiscent of avenue sweepers, winter upkeep tools, refuse autos, and sewer cleansing vehicles, has joined forces with Volvo Vans to develop an all-electric sewer cleaner constructed on the Volvo FL Electrical truck.

We now have optimized the expertise from our profitable metropolis sewer answer to satisfy the particular necessities for working in city zones, the place rules relating to CO2 and diesel emissions have been tightened.

—Per Lovring, CEO of Bucher Municipal Denmark

Bucher Municipal is anticipating that as much as 80 sewer vehicles, or 50% of their manufacturing of cleansing autos, can be zero exhaust emission vehicles from Volvo by the tip of 2023.

Volvo Vans objective is that electrical fashions will account for half of its truck gross sales in 2030. Volvo Vans was the market chief for heavy all-electric vehicles in Europe in 2021 with a market share of 42%.

With this settlement with Bucher Municipal, we’re taking a vital strategic step in direction of electrifying one of the vital sophisticated and demanding duties in our city environments. We’re proud to have Bucher Municipal as a strategic companion, and we count on the collaboration to carry new insights that contribute to our objective of electrifying all kinds of purposes.

—Volvo Vans President Roger Alm

Order system for electrical vehicles. Earlier within the month, Volvo Vans formally opened the order system for its heavy-duty electrical truck vary, the Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX. Serial manufacturing will begin within the autumn and steadily ramp up. The electrical vehicles can be produced within the CO2-neutral Tuve plant in Gothenburg to start out with.

In 2021 Volvo Vans took orders, together with letters of intent to purchase, for greater than 1,100 electrical vehicles in additional than 20 nations.

The electrical variations of Volvo’s medium-duty vehicles Volvo FE, Volvo FL and Volvo VNR are already in serial manufacturing. The most important markets for Volvo’s electrical vehicles in Europe presently are Norway, Sweden and Germany. Volvo Vans is the market chief in Europe for heavy electrical vehicles with a market share of 42% in 2021, and likewise has a number one place in North America.

With a complete of six electrical truck fashions in manufacturing as of this yr, Volvo Vans has essentially the most full electrical line up within the international truck trade, protecting every part from metropolis distribution and refuse dealing with, to city building transports and regional haulage.

The tractor fashions of the Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX Electrical are launched on the market now. Inflexible variations can be launched on the market within the fourth quarter of 2022.


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September 2022