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22 July 2021
The companies plan to start full-scale production on customer-specified vehicles by 2022’s end, leveraging composite materials in the body and trim.
14 April 2021
The electric vehicle firm is considering former Nissan manufacturing facilities in the city along with other European locations and says it will make a final decision soon.
18 February 2021
The U.S.-based firm says its battery can handle more than 4,000 recharges in a 10-year period “without significant degradation.”
9 February 2021
This agreement will allow Volta to begin producing trial vehicles this year and then move into full production roughly 12 months later.
15 December 2020
Volta is working with Petit Forestier subsidiary Lecapitaine to develop the box bodies and refrigeration units; Petit Forestier says its involvement in this process will allow it to deliver a quality service to its customers.
4 September 2020
The Warwick design studio did its homework and came up with a design that’s good for the environment and drivers, not to mention nearby bicyclists, pedestrians, and other vehicles.
3 September 2020
The firm’s 12-vehicle pilot program is set to begin in 2021, with wider production to follow in 2021.

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