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TransEdge Becomes First Certified Volvo/Mack EV Dealer in Pennsylvania – Fuel Smarts

TransEdge Truck Centers recently completed the training and facility upgrades to become the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle Dealer in Pennsylvania. - Photo: VTNA&#13

TransEdge Truck Facilities a short while ago concluded the instruction and facility updates to become the very first Volvo Trucks Licensed Electric Vehicle Dealer in Pennsylvania.

Photograph: VTNA


Volvo Trucks North America vendor TransEdge Truck Centers recently turned the 1st Volvo Vans and Mack Trucks Certified Electric Auto Seller in Pennsylvania following its Pittsburgh area finished the sturdy workers education method and essential facility updates.

The Certified EV Dealer application assures professional pre-gross sales consultancy to safe a commercially and technically practical electromobility option for its shoppers. On the aftermarket facet, the certification assures experts have the appropriate technical education and have an understanding of all safety procedures when servicing electric powered drivetrains and components. The certification also includes investments in diagnostics tools.

At TransEdge Truck Center’s Pittsburgh site, a few crew associates have been trained to services and sustain the Volvo VNR Electric and the Mack LR Electric, including a single services manager and two experts. The dealership transformed a single support bay to be committed to battery-electrical vans, and specialists have been outfitted with own protective devices for operating with large-voltage units.

The remodeled facility features upgraded electrical services and charging infrastructure that can take care of a 25kw and 50kw charger.

TransEdge Truck Centers is a household owned and operated dealership established in the early 1920s. Now, the corporation operates six facilities that company Pennsylvania and its surrounding regions. The Pittsburgh web page is about 18,000 sq. ft and has roughly $1.2 million in vital pieces and elements inventory for the electric models.

“We have had a large amount of fascination in [electric models] from our shoppers and required to make absolutely sure we have been prepared to give comprehensive revenue and service assistance,” stated Jim Gallagher, vice president of services for TransEdge Truck Centers.

“This … designation is the future move in making sure we have the awareness and abilities to support our shoppers in conference their sustainability targets,” he added.

In tandem with the certification, TransEdge hosted an Electric Motor vehicle Expo where by critical shoppers were being invited for item stroll-arounds to see the Volvo VNR Electric powered truck firsthand.

“We are happy of the good results of our Volvo Trucks’ Licensed EV Seller software as it expands to however yet another state and carries on to make the ecosystem vital for common adoption of battery-electrical vans throughout the country,” stated VTNA President Peter Voorhoeve. “Our vendor companion, TransEdge Truck Facilities, carries on to give extraordinary assistance to support clients with their electromobility transition, and we are thrilled to see the overwhelmingly beneficial response to their party to introduce the Volvo VNR Electrical to consumers in Pennsylvania.”

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