Volvo VNR Electric eligible for funding and incentives

By Mike Brezonick18 March 2021

A range of funding and incentive programs are available to help mitigate the costs of transitioning to zero-emissions vehicles such as the Volvo VNR Electric truck.

Volvo Trucks North America announced that the Volvo VNR Electric, its first commercially available battery electric Class 8 vehicle, is now eligible for dozens of funding and incentive programs across North America, including up to $120,000 per vehicle from California’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).

“Funding and incentives are an important part of the total cost of ownership calculation for fleets deploying battery electric trucks,” said Peter Voorhoeve, president of Volvo Trucks North America. “With so many local and state-level funding opportunities available from coast to coast, combined with a robust sales and service support network from Volvo Trucks, there are more resources available than ever to guide and help make electrification seamless for customers.”

Volvo Trucks North America began taking customer orders for its VNR Electric model on Dec. 3, 2020. Production of the Volvo VNR Electric began in early 2021 at the company’s New River Valley manufacturing plant in Dublin, Virginia.

The Volvo VNR Electric is eligible for funding programs throughout the United States and Canada including:

In addition to the funding and incentives available in the U.S. and Canada, Volvo Trucks said it is committed to making electric truck ownership viable, streamlined, and cost effective by offering special financing and insurance solutions for the Volvo VNR Electric and charging infrastructure investment through Volvo Financial Services (VFS), as well as comprehensive service and support bundles. In conjunction with the launch of the VNR Electric, Volvo Trucks introduced the Volvo Gold Contract, its most advanced service contract available, specifically designed to provide peace of mind to new electric truck owners. Incorporating maintenance, towing, uptime services, and full coverage of major components, the Volvo Gold Contract comes standard with the Volvo VNR Electric and is the first service contract of its kind from Volvo Trucks North America.

For more information on how fleets and dealerships in North America can apply for eligible funding and incentives for the Volvo VNR Electric from these programs and others, please email Support.VNRElectric@volvo.com.

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