- New Volta Trucks website released in anticipation of the launch of the new Volta Zero in the autumn 2020 – www.voltatrucks.com.
- Members of Volta’s new Pioneer Programme will be the first to operate pilot fleet trucks and production vehicles, as well as receiving exclusive communication opportunities.
Volta Trucks, the Scandinavian start-up full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer, has released its new website ahead of the launch of the forthcoming Volta Zero in autumn 2020. The new website also gives access to Volta’s Pioneer Programme. Members of the Pioneer Programme will be the first to operate pilot fleet trucks and production vehicles when ready, alongside exclusive communication opportunities and other benefits. In addition, www.voltatrucks.com gives access to a new media newsroom, providing journalists with a resource of downloadable press releases, news, and images.
The Volta Zero is the world’s first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne delivery vehicle, created to reduce the environmental impact of freight deliveries in city centres where existing pollution is at its worst. Built in the UK, the Volta Zero was designed for electric from the outset, which also 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, thus giving the driver a wide 220-degrees of visibility, and minimising dangerous blind spots.
Chief Executive Officer of Volta Trucks, Rob Fowler, said;
Volta Trucks is a start-up full-electric goods vehicle manufacturer and services company. Its first truck, the Zero, is a purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne vehicle designed for inner-city freight deliveries. 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. 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.
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