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Volvo, Skanska begin field testing of electric site quarry!

By Pulltarps Mfg | September 5, 2018
Upgrades on the HX2 prototype included shared components and technologies from Volvo Group.

Volvo CE first talked about the Electric Site project during its 2016 Xploration Forum, where it unveiled two key machines that will be used in the Electric site testing: The HX1 (now HX2) autonomous battery-electric carrier and the LX1 electric hybrid wheel loader.

With the HX2, Volvo says it moved beyond the HX1’s proof of concept and incorporated shared technologies and components from the Volvo Group, such as electric motors, batteries and power electronics.  Story by Marcia Gruver Doyle / www.equipmentworld.com.

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