Volta Trucks has revealed the new Volta Zero, a purpose-built fully electric 16-tonne commercial vehicle designed specifically for inner-city parcel and freight distribution.
The partnership will cover the first launch vehicle and the supply of tyres to pilot vehicles.
Volta Trucks has made two senior appointments to strengthen its engineering team ahead of the launch of its first vehicle, the Volta Zero, in the coming months.
A pilot test of the Volta Zero fully electric truck with DPD will start at the beginning of next year in London’s ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ).
Volta Trucks says the new Volta Zero’s cab has been specifically designed to enhance the safety of the driver and other vulnerable road users.
New electric trucks from Swedish startup Volta will begin on-road trials in London and Paris next year.
Volta Trucks has announced Rob Fowler, current general manager of CSR and technical planning at DPD Group UK, as its new CEO from February 2020.