Rob Fowler is Chief Executive Officer of Volta Trucks. Volta Trucks is a start-up full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services company with offices in the UK and Sweden. It’s first product is the Volta Zero – the world’s first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne vehicle designed for inner-city freight deliveries, reducing the environmental impact of freight deliveries in city centres. The first prototype Volta Zero is currently being built, and will be launched later in 2020, with the first pilot test vehicles due to start evaluation with customers in Q1-2021.
Rob joined Volta Trucks in early 2020 having previously held a number of positions at UK-based freight carrier, DPD Group Ltd. He was DPD Group’s General Manager and eMobility lead, taking DPD from a fleet of 5 EVs to the largest commercial EV fleet operator in the UK with 600 EVs within three years. Prior to this, he was DPD’s Property Manager, Strategic Analysist and Transport Analyst. Rob is aged 33 and has a BSC in Economics and an MSC in Real Estate Management.