Volvo gets first big order for its VNR Electric truck

Volvo’s is starting to get orders for it’s electric semi trucks, that’s according to PR news wire and news sources.

according to those reports, Volvo’s electric Truck unit has just received its single largest order for its Zero Emissions VNR Electric model from Quality Custom Distribution (QCD)

The company Quality Custom Distribution is a national Foodservice Logistics supplier, the company will initially deploy just 14 Volvo VNR Electric models, The VNR Electric trucks will be based in the companies Southern California last-mile delivery routes over the next two years.

The trucks, manufactured at Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley plant in Virginia, represent the largest single purchasing commitment of Volvo VNR Electric trucks to date. Volvo Trucks will begin delivering the Class 8 battery-electric trucks to QCD this fall to operate out of its distribution center in Fontana, California. QCD operates a fleet of 700 Class 8 tractors.

According to, the electric truck will have a 150 mile Range and will be able to charge 80% of the battery in just 75 minutes. The Volvo Trucks will also advise drivers as to any selected third-party charging station.