Volvo predicts up to a 95% reduction in carbon emissions at electric site

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Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) presented its electric site solution and unveiled the new concept HX1 autonomous, battery electric, load carrier at the Xploration Forum in Eskilstuna, Sweden. The prototype machine is one element of an electric site research project that predicts up to a 95% reduction in carbon emissions and up to a 25% reduction in total cost of ownership.

"This type of cooperation between Volvo CE, its customers, governments and academia allows us to invest in new technologies and explore solutions that are both relevant for our customer base and address future challenges" says Erik Uhlin, advanced engineering technical project leader at Volvo CE.

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SVolvo predicts up to a 95% reduction in carbon emissions at electric site