Volvo FH Electric wins ‘Truck of the Year 2024’ award

Dec 11 | 2023

Volvo Trucks has won the International Truck of the Year 2024 award with its Volvo FH Electric.

Truck of the Year 2023It’s the first time ever that an electric truck has won the award. In explaining its decision, the jury praised the electric truck’s performance, seamless acceleration, quietness, and vibration-free behaviour.

“With the introduction of the FH Electric, Volvo Trucks has delivered a state-of-the-art battery electric vehicle range, suitable for a wide array of transport operations,” said Gianenrico Griffini, Chairman, International Truck of the Year. “It's proof that the energy transition is gaining strength even in today's challenging business environment.”

“I am so very proud that our Volvo FH Electric has won this highly respected award,” said Roger Alm, President of Volvo Trucks. "The Volvo FH Electric represents a new era in trucking and winning this award clearly shows that the shift to zero emission transport is happening here and now.”

 This is the fourth time that Volvo’s FH model has been named Truck of the Year. The Volvo FH is one of the industry's most successful models ever with nearly 1.4 million trucks sold all over the world.

 The International Truck of the Year organisation was launched in 1977 and is made up of 24 commercial vehicle journalists from major trucking magazines throughout Europe. The annual award is given to the truck introduced in the market in the previous 12 months that has made the most significant contribution to road transport efficiency. Several key criteria are evaluated, including technological innovation, comfort, safety, driveability, energy efficiency, environmental 'footprint', and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Photo (left to right): Gianenrico Griffini, Chairman, International Truck of the Year and Roger Alm, President, Volvo Trucks.