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

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Honored with Climate Leadership Award

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Team Wins 2021 Climate Leadership Award for Innovative Partnership

Our students are excited for the opportunity to use Volvo’s first-of-its-kind augmented reality-based training program.

John FralaRio Hondo College

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Redefining Goods Movement: Building an Ecosystem for the Introduction of Heavy-Duty Battery-Electric Vehicles

Volvo Trucks DHE SunPower

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Volvo Trucks Customer Dependable Highway Express to Transport SunPower Solar Products Using VNR Electric Fleet

Volvo Trucks NFI

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Volvo Trucks, NFI Team Up for Run on Less – Electric Showcase

Manhattan Beer Volvo VNR

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Volvo Trucks Delivers the First of Five VNR Electrics to New York Customer Manhattan Beer Distributors

DHE Volvo VNR

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DHE’s Solar-Powered Microgrid Powers Electric Equipment, Building and Still Has a ’50-60% Surplus’

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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NFI Industries
TEC Equipment Logo
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
San Bernardino Valley College Logo

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