Volvo Group Drives Dialogue between Policymakers and Industry at Mobility Transformation Forum in Brussels

Volvo Group Drives Dialogue between Policymakers and Industry at Mobility Transformation Forum in Brussels

(IN BRIEF) Volvo Group is hosting its annual Mobility Transformation Forum in Brussels, emphasizing the need for dialogue between policymakers and the industry on the future of mobility. The event will showcase Volvo Group’s investments in fossil-free propulsion technologies and highlight the importance of infrastructure and charging capabilities across Europe. The forum will feature panel discussions, demonstrations of Volvo’s electric, hydrogen-powered, and AI technologies, and speeches from notable figures in the industry and policymaking. The event aims to drive cross-sector collaboration and accelerate the green mobility transformation in Europe.

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 17-May-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, is set to host its annual Mobility Transformation Forum in Brussels on May 23, calling for increased dialogue between policymakers and the industry regarding the future of mobility. The event will be streamed live on LinkedIn, showcasing Volvo Group’s commitment to fossil-free propulsion technologies, services, and business solutions. It will also emphasize the importance of investing in infrastructure and charging capabilities across Europe.

The Mobility Transformation Forum will feature panel discussions, talks, and an exhibition of Volvo’s battery electric, hydrogen-powered, and AI technologies. These demonstrations will highlight Volvo Group’s leading role in delivering a net zero-emission future across various transport sectors, ranging from long-haul distribution to inner-city, last-mile deliveries.

Martin Lundstedt, President, and CEO of Volvo Group, believes that the green and digital transformation requires increased cross-sector collaboration among energy providers, logistics companies, vehicle manufacturers, and policymakers at both the EU and national levels.

“The industry must prioritize investments in innovative and sustainable technologies and processes with support from policymakers and other players across the value chain. The ability to collaborate effectively is vital in achieving our shared aspiration of establishing a mobility ecosystem that is both sustainable and inclusive, thereby enabling future generations to thrive. We stand at a pivotal point in history and leaders must step forward if we are to make this a reality,” says Martin Lundstedt.

The event will commence with an opening speech by Ebba Busch, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden and Swedish Minister for Energy, Business, and Industry. Attendees can expect engaging panel debates, fireside chats, and an exclusive showcase of Volvo’s innovative sustainable transport solutions.

Esteemed speakers at the event include Pascal Canfin MEP, Chair of the Environment Committee; Clara de la Torre, Deputy Director General, Clima; Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO of Volvo Group; Anna Borg, CEO of Vattenfall; Oscar de Bok, CEO of DHL; Timo Kiiha, Head of Corporate Lending Northern Europe for EIB; and Lars Stenqvist, CTO of Volvo Group.

The Mobility Transformation Forum presents an opportunity for media to learn about Volvo Group’s endeavors to become the first fully fossil-free world region by 2040. Journalists will have the chance to interview key stakeholders from both the industry and policy-making bodies. Together, participants will explore the necessary conditions that the European Union and national governments should create to support and accelerate this transformation, expediting the shift towards green mobility.

Join the event live on LinkedIn, May 23rd 9:30 am CEST.

Journalists wanting further information, please contact:
Claes Eliasson, Volvo Group Media Relations, +46 76 553 72 29

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The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport and infrastructure solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. The Volvo Group is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, employs more than 100,000 people and serves customers in almost 190 markets. In 2022, net sales amounted to SEK 473 billion (EUR 45 billion). Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.



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