Volta Trucks, a leading and disruptive all-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has announced the appointment of Sapphire Vehicle Services as its first Certified Service Partner for its Volta Zero electric trucks in the UK.
Sapphire Vehicle Services has industry-leading experience in the UK commercial fleet management sector and will provide vehicle maintenance solutions, designed around Volta Trucks customers’ requirements. Sapphire Vehicle Solutions has 16 Institute of Road Transport (IRTE) accredited service and maintenance facilities spread across the UK, from Scotland to the South Coast, along with mobile servicing units linked to each location.
Their network will provide the optimum service to Volta Trucks customers and maximise vehicle uptime with a 24/7/365 operation. Along with experienced and knowledgeable electric vehicle trained technicians, specialists will also undergo extensive and ongoing training on Volta Zero vehicles, provided by the Volta Trucks Academy within the Hub in Tottenham, London.
As the Certified Service Partner, Sapphire Vehicle Services will complement the Volta Trucks Hub location in Tottenham, London, and will play a major role in the Volta Trucks’ Truck as a Service (TaaS) offering.
Designed as a frictionless way to migrate fleets of all sizes to electric, maximising their uptime and operational efficiency, the TaaS proposition revolutionises the ownership, servicing, financing and management of commercial vehicle fleets.
Casper Norden, Volta Trucks Chief Fleet Solutions Officer, said: “We are delighted to announce Sapphire Vehicle Services as our Certified Service Partner for the UK. Certified Service Partners are an integral part of our strategy for vehicle care, further supporting operations in cities and urban environments outside the vicinity of our Truck as a Service Hub locations.
“Servicing and maintenance is a cornerstone of the TaaS proposition, so with our Hub locations and Certified Service Partners working together, we’re providing customers with a comprehensive solution and ongoing confidence in the uptime of their Volta Zero.”
This news that Volta Trucks has appointed Sapphire Vehicle Services as the Certified Service Partner for the UK comes shortly after the announcement that Top Truck was named as the Certified Service Partner for France, Italy and Spain.
Perry Reeves, Sapphire Vehicle Services managing director, said: “We are delighted to be appointed as a certified service partner for the UK and looking forward to developing the relationship in the future.
“Having already invested heavily in training, tooling, and charging infrastructure over the last two years we are excited at the prospect of working closely with our colleagues at Volta Trucks to develop the business and support customers across the UK.
“Having driven and experienced the Volta Zero and seen first-hand the extremely high level of support and staff already in place there we are confident this will be an industry-leading solution for all operators in this marketplace.”