The Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) Innovation
Showcase, held at Volvo Trucks’ TEC Equipment dealership’s Fontana
location, revealed the progress that has been achieved since the
announcement of the Volvo LIGHTS project in late 2018.
During a visit to Kaiserslautern, Germany, Federal Minister of Economics
Peter Altmaier, Prime Minister Malu Dreyer and Minister of Economics
Dr. Volker Wissing emphasised the strategic importance of the planned
battery cell plant for Rhineland-Palatinate.
Due to the high demand for test capacities on battery modules and
battery systems of electrically powered vehicles, Valmet Automotive is
working with high pressure to set up its Battery Test Centre (BTC) in
Bad Friedrichshall, nearby city of Heilbronn.
BYD Europe and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) jointly announced that
their electric vehicle partnership has delivered 11 new 100%
emissions-free, pure electric BYD ADL Enviro200EV electric buses to