Volvo Group CTO to Map Out OEM’s Electric, Fuel Cell Plan for ACT Expo Attendees

July 15, 2021

While the Volvo Group has already made a number of progressive strides into the battery-electric and fuel cell territory, Volvo Group Chief Technology Officer Lars Stenqvist will bring the global brand’s plan for the future to light during a fireside chat at this year’s Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo on Tuesday, August 31, at 9 a.m. PT, which be held at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California. Volvo Trucks North America will also be featuring its VNR Electric on the expo hall floor to give attendees a chance to experience the electrified version of its best-selling Class 8 truck.

Volvo Group’s CTO Lars Stenqvist will bring the global brand’s plan for the future to light at ACT Expo on August 31.

Stenqvist, who is responsible for the company’s global technological needs and all engineering technology activities for its products and services, will define how Volvo Group plans to help increase transportation decarbonization, as well as changing the way it offers vehicle and infrastructure solutions.

“The Volvo Group has been working progressively to increase its ongoing investment, partnerships, and leadership in developing advanced transportation technologies that allow their customers to operate more efficient and sustainable fleets,” said Erik Neandross, CEO at Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, the producers of ACT Expo. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity for this one-on-one discussion with Lars and look forward to hearing his global perspective on the mega trends and technologies that will revolutionize the transport sector over the next several decades.”

The Volvo Group has been increasing its ongoing investment, partnerships, and leadership in developing advanced transportation technologies.

The vehicle manufacturer’s current and future product portfolio strategy, as well the importance of strategic partnerships to drive market development for more efficient, low- and zero-emission transportation technologies, will also be discussed. Highlighting the key role North America plays in advancing the company’s strategic objectives, Stenqvist will give an overview of its electromobility and hydrogen-based fuel-cell solutions, and autonomous technology adoption.

Get Educated from Top Experts

Through dynamic keynotes, breakout sessions, and workshops, attendees will gain unmatched insight into everything from batteries and hydrogen to ultra-low-emission natural gas and propane, renewable fuels, and more by participating in four days of fleet-focused sessions, including:

  • Battery Tech Workshop
  • Electrifying the Last Mile
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Executive Roundtable
  • The State and Future of Autonomy for Fleets
  • Clean Transportation as a Service
  • Ultra Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle Summit
  • Light- and Medium-Duty Vehicle Summit
  • Advanced Transportation Investor Summit

Don’t Just Hear About It, Experience It

After hearing from Stenqvist and experts across the industry, ACT Expo attendees will have direct access to a wide array of vehicles spanning all weight classes, applications, and fuel types, including battery-electric, hydrogen fuel cell, propane, and natural gas vehicles, along with autonomous and connected technologies. The expo floor features more than 250 sponsors and exhibitors, filling the entire Long Beach Convention Center with today’s latest innovations for sustainable fleet transpiration.

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