Back to the Future in Sweden

Oct. 5, 2016

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about Volvo Construction Equipment hosting a press event in Eskilstuna, Sweden, where it revealed to the public some technology and prototypes that it has in development. These are innovations that will not be on the market for a number of years. They include cab-less autonomous electric powered vehicles, hybrid front loaders, etc.

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A team from Volvo CE’s Advanced Technology and Verification division answered a number of questions regarding the research and development, including:
  • Can electrification and autonomy work in tandem?
  • What challenges remain?
  • Why share the prototypes with the world?
  • How will the prototypes be released into the market?
  • How close is Volvo CE to putting these prototypes into production?

This is how the team from Volvo CE answered those questions.