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.


Dedicated to Making Electric Trucks a Reality: Volvo LIGHTS Project

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’

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

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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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

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Volvo VNR Electric Now Eligible for Vehicle Funding and Incentives Across North America

Volvo's VNR Battery-Electric Truck Pilot Program


Webinar: Collaboration Drives Scaled Freight Transportation Electrification

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Volvo Trucks’ Customer NFI Leading the Charge Toward Freight Transportation Electrification in Southern California

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
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The Port of Long Beach
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UCR College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research & Technology Logo
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Rio Hondo College
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