Volvo Mean Green breaks record

Volvo’s hybrid truck, known as Mean Truck, has broken two world speed records in Utah – one for the standing kilometre and one for the flying kilometre.

It was hoped that the truck would reach 265km/h, however the truck achieved 236k/ph. In the flying kilometre, the truck can travel a small distance to gain speed before beginning the run. For the standing kilometre, the run begins from a stop.

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