Volvo hybrid trucks on the market for urban areas

30/03/2011 / Kaj

After many years of research, it is time for Volvo to test the market for heavy truckswith hybrid drive. The target group is first of all users in urban driving with frequent stops and starts,such as distribution and waste collection. According to Volvo, the fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions could be reduced by 15-20 percent. The garbage trucks can reduce as much as 30 percent if one uses an electriccompactor to compress the garbage. Read more Volvo


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