Volta Trucks and Siemens announced an official partnership, aimed at jointly delivering e-mobility charging infrastructure to Volta Trucks’ customers. The two companies have signed a LoI, “outlining a cooperation to deliver comprehensive eMobility charging infrastructure and software to Volta Trucks customers, to simplify, de-risk, and accelerate their transition to commercial fleet electrification”, as stated by Volta.
Siemens’ electric vehicle support solutions include software control systems, facility electrification, charging infrastructure, energy management, building equipment and project finance. The partnership will seek to support Volta Trucks’ customers by providing infrastructure for full electrification aligned with their operational needs. The technical infrastructure of the charging installations for Volta Trucks’ TaaS (Trucks as a Service) customers would be overseen by Siemens to deliver a best-in-class solution. This includes the hardware and software required to operate the charging and power distribution infrastructure for fleets of Volta Zeros.
Statements from Siemens and Volta Trucks
“Through our partnership with Volta Trucks, we intend to co-create Transportation as a Service solutions, and deliver Volta Trucks’ customers higher uptime, a commitment to reliability through performance-based contracts, and reduced energy expenditure. As commercial fleets look to meet sustainability goals and deliver cost effective, robust infrastructure solutions, we are pleased to be able to partner with Volta Trucks”, said Thomas Kiessling, Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Smart Infrastructure.
“I am delighted that Volta Trucks will be working with Siemens to bring industry-leading charging infrastructure solutions for our Truck as a Service customers”, continued Essa Al-Saleh, Chief Executive Officer of Volta Trucks. “To deliver the electrification of urban logistics at pace and scale, we need operationally efficient electrification infrastructure aligned to the exact requirement of each fleet. In Siemens, we have a world-class partner with the innovative technical solutions our customers will expect. Together, we are confident that our partnership with accelerate the migration to electrification.”