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Two days until the online reveal of the Volta Zero full electric commercial vehicle..
By Duncan Forrester | 1 September 2020

The online launch event of the full-electric Volta Zero is only 48 hours away and will be broadcast at 10:00 BST on Thursday 3 September 2020.

The online launch event will bring together a number of Volta Trucks’ speakers and a media, customer, and investor virtual audience. Immediately following the launch event, media guests will be able to participate in two online interview sessions (English and French languages) with Volta Trucks’ Chief Executive Officer, Rob Fowler. Requests to attend either virtual interview session should be sent to press@voltatrucks.com.

The launch event can be viewed on the Volta Trucks website, www.voltatrucks.com. It will also be broadcast at https://www.linkedin.com/events/thelaunchofthevoltazero/

Date: Thursday 3 September 2020

Time: 10:00AM BST (11:00AM CET)

Previewing the launch event, Chief Executive Officer of Volta Trucks, Rob Fowler, said;

"The launch of the Volta Zero is a huge milestone for the start-up Volta Trucks company and our team. Since confirming the date of the launch of the Volta Zero on Thursday 3 September, we have been inundated with enquiries from potential customers wanting to trial the vehicle, and have also taken orders from those keen to get to the front of the queue and receive the first production vehicles as soon as they are built. This tells me that we are on the right track with the right vehicle, supporting the movement towards zero-emission cities."



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Editor’s notes.

About the Volta Zero.

TThe Volta Zero is the world’s first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne vehicle designed for inner-city freight deliveries, reducing the environmental impact of freight deliveries in city centres. Designed from the ground up with an operating pure-electric range of 150 - 200 kms (95 – 125 miles), the Volta Zero will eliminate an estimated 180,000 tonnes of CO2 by 2025.

Safety is also at the heart of Volta Trucks, with its ambition of being the safest large commercial vehicle manufacturer. The Volta Zero was designed for electric from the outset, which facilitates a step-change in vehicle and pedestrian safety. Thanks to the removal of the internal combustion engine, the operator of a Volta Zero sits in a central driving position, with a much lower seat height than a conventional truck. This combination, plus a glass house-style cab design, gives the driver a wide 220-degrees of visibility, minimising dangerous blind spots.

The first prototype Volta Zero is currently being built, and will be launched later in 2020, with the first pilot test vehicles due to start evaluation with customers in Q1-2021.

About Volta Trucks.

Volta Trucks is a start-up full-electric goods vehicle manufacturer and services company. Volta Trucks has offices in the UK and Sweden and has partnered with a number of industry-leading design and engineering companies to develop the Zero, including Prodrive, Astheimer and Magtec.

For further information, please contact:

Duncan Forrester
Public Relations and Communications consultant
T: 00 44 7768 877877

Ade Thomas
Social Media and Sustainability Communications consultant
T: 00 44 7802 875710

E: press@voltatrucks.com

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