Redefining Goods Movement

Across the United States, more than 70% of all goods used in our daily lives—from food to manufactured products—are transported to our stores and homes by trucks. As the nation’s demand for goods continues to reach record levels, our cities are facing an increase in congestion, noise, and air pollution. The Volvo LIGHTS project in Southern California is an important step toward transforming goods movement, as it provides a blueprint to successfully introduce zero-emission battery electric trucks and equipment into the market at scale. Learn more.

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Dedicated to Making Electric Trucks a Reality: Volvo LIGHTS Project

SBVC and Rio Hondo College

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Next Generation of Truck Technicians Graduate from Two Southern California Colleges

Press Release

Volvo Trucks Provides Penske Truck Leasing with VNR Electric Models in Southern California

Smart chargers will use Greenlots cloud software to integrate with Volvo’s truck telematics to balance the needs of the vehicle, facility and utility grid.

Jeff TolnarGreenlots
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Volvo Trucks’ Customer Albertsons Achieves Nation’s First Commercial 100% Zero-Emission Refrigerated Grocery Delivery with a Class 8 Truck

Congressman Peter DeFazio highlights clean energy priorities in President Biden's American Jobs Plan and federal infrastructure bill while taking a spin in an electric semi-truck

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DeFazio Promotes Clean Energy: ‘We’re headed toward electric semis in the near future’

Press Release

Volvo Trucks’ Customer Saia Takes Delivery of Two Volvo VNR Electrics

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Volvo Gets First Double-Digit Order for Class 8 Electric Trucks

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Last-Mile Delivery Fleet Quality Custom Distribution Takes Delivery of Volvo VNR Electric

Project Partners

Volvo LIGHTS is an extraordinary union of public and private stakeholders that have the expertise, capital, and commitment to propel battery electric freight movement beyond the ‘demonstration’ phase into a widespread reality.

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South Coast AQMD Logo
NFI Industries
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The Port of Long Beach
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Southern California Edison Logo
CALSTART Logo
UCR College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research & Technology Logo
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Rio Hondo College
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