Volvo Trucks boosts range of electric trucks by 85 per cent

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The new Volvo VNR Electric has a range of up to 440 km and faster charging than its predecessor (credit: Volvo Trucks)
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The new Volvo VNR Electric has a range of up to 440 km and faster charging than its predecessor (credit: Volvo Trucks)

Automotive giant says advances in battery technology will allow its new electric trucks to travel much further on a single charge

Volvo Trucks has launched an enhanced version of its Volvo VNR Electric truck, which promises to increase the maximum range of it zero tailpipe emissions models by up to 85 per cent. The first generation...

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