At Bauma 2019 today (April 9, 2019) Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled the first in a groundbreaking new range of vehicles. Other OEMs have produced electric vehicles, but Volvo is the first to pledge that the diesel equivalents of these machines will now be discontinued. Volvo CE president Melker Jernberg introduced the machines before they were revealed.
Tom Stone is Editor of the iVT brand – which includes digital and print editions of a quarterly magazine, Off-Highway Annual, and the Advanced Lift-truck supplement, as well as ivtinternational.com, which is updated daily. Tom has met and interviewed some of the world's leading industrial vehicle OEM presidents, CEOs and MDs, and takes great pride in cementing iVT's place as the leading forum for debate within the industry, a reputation that his been built up over the brand's 25-year history.