Volvo’s ground-breaking fossil-free steel load carrier vehicle
Volvo Group is proud to reveal the world-first vehicle made of fossil-free steel from SSAB. During today’s green steel collaboration event, it was announced that more vehicles will follow in 2022 in what will be a series of concept vehicles and components using fossil-free steel from SSAB.
The machine, a load carrier for use in mining and quarrying, was unveiled at a green steel collaboration event today, October 13, 2021, in Gothenburg hosted by Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO Volvo Group.
During the premiere, which was broadcasted online and is available to watch here, attendees got to see the world’s first machine made of fossil-free steel. In addition, insights about yet another ground-breaking sustainable steel collaboration were shared. EU commissioner for internal market, Thierry Breton, and the Swedish minister of enterprise and innovation, Ibrahim Baylan, joined the event together with Martin Lindqvist, CEO SSAB and other speakers.
This first concept machine, produced at Volvo CE’s facility in Braås, is just the start, with smaller-scale series production planned by 2022, and mass production set to follow.
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