The Swedish startup Volta Trucks has introduced its first fully electric powered truck. The 16 tonnes weighing Volta Zero is expected to transport the goods up to 200 km with 200 kWh in domestic traffic. Neither does not exist in the 2019 company founded company, but Volta Trucks strives for its trucks to 2025 in 180.Save 000 tonnes of CO2.
At the moment the first prototype is built, he should be finished in the course of this year, promises Volta Trucks. First test drives Will Volta Trucks in the first quarter 2021. The development is the motorsport specialist Prodrive, which builds the prototype in the British Banbury, involved product designer astheimer and the manufacturer of electric drives MagTec.
On top of that, the truck should be built with sustainable materials. Thus, the absorbents of the Zero are made of flax and biodegradable resins. For this purpose, Volta Trucks work together with the room ride agency ESA. Some body parts and interior panels should also consist of natural material. Overall, Volta Trucks wants to become a more sustainable manufacturer of commercial truck in this way.
Full electric Volta zero
With this fully electric truck, Volta Trucks wants to follow his mission to become more sustainable.
For more security, among other things, the driver is lower than in the usual truck and also in the middle. The glazing ensure a view in a panorama of 220 °, by the dead angles to avoid.