Volvo recently delivered its first electric truck in Taiwan to WRC Pacific (WRCP). The delivery took place at Taikoo Kaohsiung Flagship Service Center, belonging to Taiwanese Volvo Trucks dealer Taikoo Commercial Vehicles. WRCP is a leading environmental company and the largest metal sludge recycling and treatment facility in Taiwan dedicated to resource recycling.
Willy Chen, General Manager of Taikoo Commercial Vehicles said, “Electric vehicles, ESG practices, environmental protection, and sustainable development are now integral to everyday corporate operations.”
“Volvo Trucks has developed the most environmentally friendly and technologically advanced electric trucks. Taikoo Commercial Vehicles not only strives to keep Taiwan in sync with the world but also provides customers with total solutions for the short, medium, and long term. With a strong professional service team and customer-oriented approach, we are a reliable support for businesses during their operations and transformation.”
Volvo Truck’s electric lineup offers a wide range of options to meet various industry transport needs. These include the Volvo FE, which is an 18.5-tonne electric medium-duty truck equipped with a highly efficient electric motor, ensuring quiet and zero-emission operations that can reduce energy consumption costs by up to 80%.
Its new-generation, high-efficiency battery has a 42% increased capacity, enabling a total driving range of up to 300 kilometers. When using a DC charger, the battery can be rapidly charged to 80% in just 90 minutes. With 12 different wheelbase options, the Volvo FE not only excels in urban transportation but also represents a concrete realization of eco-friendly transport.
Equipped with intelligent safety technologies, it provides comprehensive protection. In terms of specification and service, Taikoo Commercial Vehicles provides customers with total solutions. For example, the exclusive Electric Range Simulator (ERS) system helps customers deploy and tailor the best operating plan for their electric truck.
The ERS system can simulate real routes based on specific working conditions, taking account of terrain and route patterns, estimating energy consumption and charging requirements, and providing the most suitable electric truck configuration suggestions.
Also, in terms of support, the exclusive “Green Energy Contract” offers an all-inclusive mileage contract, including full vehicle maintenance and warranty services, as well as battery warranty and monitoring services, ensuring customers have peace of mind when purchasing these cutting-edge vehicles.