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

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Partner Dependable Highway Express Wins ACT Expo Fleet Award for Leading Carrier

Volvo LIGHTS Lessons Learned Guidebook cover and Volvo VNR Electric truck


Volvo LIGHTS Lessons Learned Guidebook Highlights Key Learnings from Three-Year Fleet Electrification Project

The maintenance and repair crew at our Fontana dealership will be fully trained and equipped to meet the service needs of fleets operating these advanced zero-emission trucks.

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Award winners accepting the SCAG award

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Team Wins 2022 SCAG Sustainability Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability

Keith Brandis and Matt Barth - CE-CERT Leadership Award

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Volvo Group’s Keith Brandis Recognized by the University of California for Leadership in Transportation, Including the Volvo LIGHTS Project

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Volvo Group North America Wins South Coast AQMD Clean Air Award for Innovative Clean Air Technology

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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

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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Rio Hondo College
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