The Volvo FL Electric will transport fresh produce daily from the Melbourne fresh food distribution centre operated by the Woolworths Group's supply chain arm, Primary Connect. Just one of two Volvo FL Electrics in Australia and 75 released globally, it is the only Volvo FL electric vehicle in Australia to be fitted with refrigeration. The jointly branded vehicle can deliver up to 8 pallets of produce to Woolworths supermarkets at a time while hardly making a sound.The Electric FL utilises four batteries to achieve an energy capacity of 200 kWh, such is the pace of battery development however, future iterations will feature a capacity of 265kWh. The electric driveline provides 425Nm of torque which is delivered to the rear wheels via a 2-speed automated transmission.Like it’s diesel-powered counterparts the Electric FL maintains a full suite of active safety systems including Autonomous Emergency Braking. The Electric FL also achieves the rigorous Swedish BOF10 crash rating which surpasses current European standards.A charging station at the Melbourne Fresh DC will boost the battery while deliveries are unloaded. The EV can travel up to 200km before needing to be recharged and takes nine hours to fully recharge.