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

Volvo Group CALSTART Blue Sky Award

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Volvo Group Wins CALSTART 2020 Blue Sky Award for Innovative Volvo LIGHTS Project

TEC Charger

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Volvo LIGHTS Team Helps Facilitate Authorization for Public MDHD EV Charging Stations in California

To further mitigate grid impacts and energy costs, Dependable is integrating onsite solar panels and hopes to garner the benefits of second-life batteries.

Troy MusgraveDependable Supply Chain Services

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Volvo Trucks Awarded $21.7M from U.S. EPA and South Coast AQMD to Deploy 70 Class 8 VNR Electric Zero-Emission Trucks

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Battery-Electric Volvo VNR Truck Leads Port of Long Beach Clean Truck Parade

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Team Wins 2020 Innovation Award from Nonprofit BREATHE Southern California

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NFI Begins Piloting Volvo VNR Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks in Southern California

Volvo LIGHTS DHE Team

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Dependable Highway Express Begins Piloting Volvo VNR Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks in its Southern California Fleet

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
DHE Dependable Supply Chain Services
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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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