In this era of green energy, Volvo Trucks is pleased to announce its collaboration with WRC PACIFIC, LTD, also known as WRCP, at the Taikoo Kaohsiung Flagship Service Center for the delivery and unveiling of the first electric truck. Leading the way among world-class enterprises, WRCP becomes the proud owner of the first Volvo FE electric truck, demonstrating a firm commitment to green transportation and showing high recognition for Volvo's electric trucks and Taikoo's commercial vehicles. With Taikoo providing total solutions, they are joining forces to move towards a zero-carbon emission future!
WRCP is a leading environmental company and the largest metal sludge recycling and treatment facility in Taiwan. They are dedicated not only to resource recycling but also to practicing ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) principles, striving to reduce carbon emissions and minimize resource waste. Mr. Peter T. Halpin, CEO of WRC & Chairman of WRCP, came all the way from the United States to express his delight: "WRCP is honored to collaborate with Volvo Trucks and Taikoo's commercial vehicles and acquire the first Volvo FE electric truck for use in Taiwan. By embracing carbon neutrality and sustainable recycling, the company continuously invites over 400 Taiwan partners to join in this sustainability commitment."
During the delivery and unveiling event, Mr. Willy Chen, General Manager of Taikoo Commercial Vehicles, shared his vision for the future of eco-friendly transportation. He believes that electric vehicles, ESG practices, environmental protection, and sustainable development have become integral to everyday corporate operations. Volvo Trucks has developed more environmentally friendly and technologically advanced electric trucks, and Taikoo Commercial Vehicles not only strives to keep Taiwan in sync with the world but also provides total solutions for the short, medium, and long term. With a strong professional service team and customer-oriented approach, they serve as a reliable support for businesses during their operations and transformation.
Volvo's electric truck lineup offers a wide range of options to meet various industry transport needs. Among them, the Volvo FE is an 18.5-tonne electric medium-duty truck equipped with a highly efficient electric motor, ensuring a quiet and zero-emission operation while reducing energy consumption costs by up to 80%. The new-generation high-efficiency battery has a 42% increased capacity, enabling a total driving range of up to 300 kilometers, and when using a DC charger, the battery can be rapidly charged to 80% in just 90 minutes. With 12 different wheelbase options, the Volvo FE not only excels in urban transportation but also represents a concrete realization of eco-friendly transport commitment.
Volvo Trucks prioritizes safety without compromise. The entire electric truck lineup has passed the strictest European crash tests, minimizing the risk of fires and chemical leaks. Equipped with intelligent safety technologies, it provides comprehensive protection. In terms of service, Taikoo Commercial Vehicles provides customers with total solutions. Their exclusive ERS driving simulation system helps customers deploy and tailor the best operating plan in advance. The ERS system can simulate real routes based on specific working conditions, considering terrain and route patterns, estimating energy consumption and charging requirements, and providing the most suitable electric truck configuration suggestions. The exclusive "Green Energy Contract" offers an all-inclusive mileage contract, including full vehicle maintenance and warranty services, as well as battery warranty and monitoring services, ensuring customers have peace of mind when purchasing the cutting-edge technology vehicles.
Taikoo Commercial Vehicles is committed to promoting electric trucks while providing total solutions to its customers. They express deep gratitude for WRCP's support, and this delivery and unveiling event marks an important starting point. They will continue to collaborate with various corporate customers, making strides towards a green and sustainable future, starting with the electrification of transportation.