THE FIRST ELECTRIC TRUCK MIXER FROM VOLVO TRUCKS
While waiting for the obligation to sell only electric vehicles from 2030 as regards buses and trucks to come into force, Volvo Trucks has already adapted by placing a wide range of electric trucks on the market, in particular in recent days the first was delivered zero emission electric concrete mixer.
The vehicle was created thanks to an agreement between Volvo and Cemex, a company active in the construction materials sector, stipulated in 2021 as part of a closer collaboration in the construction sector, stating that they want to obtain a reduction of harmful gases in the atmosphere and at the same time increasing productivity.
The truck is battery operated and with a single charge during the break, the truck can carry cement for a full day´s work, while also ensuring a better environment for both construction workers and nearby residents thanks to its quiet operation .
The launch of the first electric concrete mixer seals a global partnership to enable companies to make purchase commitments that create demand for low-carbon technologies.
Volvo Trucks offers, as we said, a complete range of heavy electric vehicles with gross vehicle weights from 16 to 44 tonnes for all sectors, from urban distribution to waste collection, because the German company is the market leader in non-electric electric vehicles. only in Europe but also in the United States.
The technical data sheet of the concrete mixer informs that the vehicle is equipped with 4 batteries of 360 KWh with a mixer body which is powered by a hydraulic system driven by a traction battery. The vehicle is also equipped with two engines with I-Shift gearbox with wheelbase of 4,100 mm with 9 cubic meters of superstructure.
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