Swedespeed

For the Volvo Enthusiast

Latest Stories by Ray Prince

Sweden Builds Electric Highway Capable of Charging EVs as They Go

posted by on 17 May 2018 in Industry News News

Stockholm, Sweden is now the site of a road capable of charging electric vehicle batteries. Developed by government-funded eRoadArlanda, a group of property, technology, and automakers, the road sits close to Stockholm’s Arlanda airport. It comprises a 1.2-mile long stretch with an integrated electrical rail that charges a fleet of custom-designed, pass-through trucks using the […] More…

Volvo’s Electric Buses Cruising UK Streets On Demonstration Tour

posted by on 12 October 2017 in News Volvo News

Volvo, in collaboration with Manchester’s transport authority, is now conducting a public trial and demonstration tour of its Volvo 7900e “Metroshuttle” on Manchester’s streets. The demonstration tour started in mid-September, serving the city of Manchester as a free transport service for eight weeks. From Manchester, the Metroshuttle is expected to head to London’s Heathrow Airport […] More…