With that, the company claims to have provided a customer first experience of a zero-emission medium-duty truck designed for urban logistics, providing a real-world understanding of vehicle performance, the world’s first driver-focused cab and safety features. innovative.
The evaluation, conducted at the UTAC Autodrome de Linas-Montlhery in Paris, France, is the company’s latest milestone in its accelerated journey to bring zero-emission trucks to market at industry-leading speeds.
Volta Trucks Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Essa Al-Saleh revealed that to be able to let customers evaluate electric truck prototypes less than 2 years from the Volta Zero test launch and less than 18 months since the actual engineering project began, is the best example of speed. what the company does.
“This is a huge moment for Volta Trucks, our customers, and the decarbonization and sustainability of our city. Since the launch of Volta Zero in September 2020, we have been working at industry-leading speed to bring vehicles to market because that’s what our customers ask for.” official statement, Wednesday (29/6/2022).
The prototype vehicle is expected to receive customer feedback and the results will be integrated into the next series of verification verification prototypes that are planned to begin at the company’s contract manufacturing facility in Steyr, Austria, over the summer.
This Production Verification Prototype will be loaned out to customers for a longer period in 2022, enabling them to understand how full-electric medium-duty trucks will be integrated into their operations. Production of the first customer specification vehicle is still on track to start in early 2023.
“This is a very early and relatively immature prototype, which customers usually cannot experience, but their feedback has been very positive. This gives us additional confidence and validation that we will be delivering a world class zero exhaust emission commercial vehicle to our customers, on volume, starting early next year,” he explained.