Volvo Trucks Showcases the New Volvo VNL at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Las Vegas

Volvo Trucks Showcases the New Volvo VNL at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Las Vegas

Volvo Trucks showcased a variety of next-gen technology and solutions at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on May 20-23, 2024. Attendees had the chance to see the all-new Volvo VNL.

New Volvo VNL (Source: Volvo Trucks)

The Volvo booth showcased the all-new Volvo VNL 860 flagship sleeper for the first time and a Volvo VNR Electric truck currently deployed by 4 Gen Logistics. The booth has also featured technology from Volvo Penta, Volvo Construction Equipment, and Volvo Autonomous Solutions.

A press conference was held on Monday, May 20, at the Volvo booth #2929. The company shared insights on the all-new Volvo VNL and also provided updates on new deployments of the Volvo VNR Electric and key partnerships to develop accessible charging solutions. Volvo Construction joined the press conference to brief the media on its latest developments in zero-emission solutions for off-road applications. During the press conference, Volvo Autonomous pulled the cover off its next-generation Class 8 trucks. Volvo Autonomous welcomed members of the press as well as show attendees to a walk-around immediately following the press conference.

Peter Voorhoeve, president, Volvo Trucks North America said:

“Our all-new Volvo VNL is on display at ACT Expo, showcasing the striking aerodynamics and powertrain enhancements that improve fuel efficiency by up to 10% as well as the industry leading safety features and cutting-edge technologies that reshape the North American trucking industry. These innovations also pave the way for the all-new Volvo VNL to be the platform for all future technologies and propulsion systems.

We are excited to be joined in the booth by our colleagues from Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Autonomous Solutions, Volvo Penta and Volvo Financial Services. ‘Together Towards Zero’ underscores our combined dedication to driving technological advancements across many sectors to shape a sustainable future,”

A Volvo VNR Electric 6×2 tractor, was on display in Volvo Trucks’ booth, currently operated by 4 Gen Logistics and equipped with a six-battery-pack configuration, 455 hp and 4,051 lb.-ft. of torque, and two-speed I-Shift automated manual transmission. 4 Gen Logistics operates 41 Volvo VNR Electric trucks that make daily trips in the Inland Empire and between the Port of Long Beach and 4 Gen Logistics’ headquarters in Rialto, California.

The all-new Volvo VNL 860 74-inch high-roof sleeper, featuring the Ultimate interior and exterior trim packages, was showcased for the first time at the Volvo booth #2929 at ACT Expo in Las Vegas, May 20-23, 2024 (Source: Volvo Trucks)

Volvo Penta highlighted its partnership with UtilityInnovation Group by displaying UIG’s modular, scalable battery energy storage systems. In addition, Volvo Penta showcased the company’s electric driveline solution.

Volvo Construction showcased a EC230 Electric excavator, that is commercially available in North America. Volvo Construction also displayed two new Volvo-branded mobile charging units.