Posted November 21, 2018

Electric heavy construction equipment shows promise

Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project.

The initial tests from a 10-week research period show a 98 percent reduction in carbon emissions, a 70 percent reduction in energy cost and a 40 percent reduction in operator cost. Autonomous elecric vehicles play an inportatnt role, and results are so encouraging, the test will continue until the end of the year.

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