Nov 30, 2021 - Economy

DB Schenker pre-orders nearly 1,500 EVs from Volta Trucks

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Nearly 1,500: That's the number of all-electric trucks that the big European logistics company DB Schenker has pre-ordered from Volta Trucks.

Why it matters: It's the largest pre-order for electric trucks in Europe to date, the companies said.

  • However, a "pre-order" is not a synonym for the purchase of Volta's trucks, which have not yet moved into commercial production.
  • "DB Schenker will use the first prototype of Volta Zero Trucks in real distribution conditions in spring and summer of 2022," the companies said in a release.
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