Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks to transport DFDS goods on public roads

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Volvo has announced a commercial first for its electric autonomous trucks. The Swedish automotive titan has partnered with ferry and logistics giant DFDS to use Volvo Trucks’ “Vera” to transport goods between a logistics hub and a port in Sweden.

DFDS will use Volvo’s trucks to transport containers on a predefined route along public roads at a maximum speed of 40km (25 miles) per hour. The trucks will be monitored remotely by an operator in a control room.

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