16 episodes

Real world discussions on emerging transport technology featuring industry experts.

Emerging Possibilities - Powered by Volvo Group Australia Volvo Group Australia

    • Technology

Real world discussions on emerging transport technology featuring industry experts.

    We drove a loaded electric truck 1185km!

    We drove a loaded electric truck 1185km!

    Our guest cancelled at last minute but hey we thought we’d talk about our favourite subject, ourselves. Yes, we drove a loaded FH Electric from Brisbane to Canberra.
    This podcast is powered by Volvo Group Australia 

    About your host: Matt Wood, is a former transport and automotive journalist and now works for Volvo Group Australia as Public Relations and Media Manager. He also likes aeroplanes and Land Rovers.
    About your co-host:  Tim Camilleri has a background in traffic engineering and talking a lot. Tim fills the role of E-Mobility Solutions Manager for Volvo Group Australia and freely admits to being a smug EV driver.

     Please contact us if you have any feedback or suggestions on how to make Emerging Possibilities better

    Email emerging.possibilities@volvo.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

    Produced By The Podcast Boss

    • 27 min
    Chill Out: Keeping Your Cool in the EV Transition

    Chill Out: Keeping Your Cool in the EV Transition

    In this wide-ranging episode of Emerging Possibilities, we are joined by Nathan Gore-Brown, General Manager of Revora a company that specialises in EV trucks and refrigeration. We talk trucks, we talk cultural hurdles and we do end up talking about classic cars for some reason! 

    This podcast is powered by Volvo Group Australia 

    About your host: Matt Wood, is a former transport and automotive journalist and now works for Volvo Group Australia as Public Relations and Media Manager. He also likes aeroplanes and Land Rovers.
    About your co-host:  Tim Camilleri has a background in traffic engineering and talking a lot. Tim fills the role of E-Mobility Solutions Manager for Volvo group Australia and freely admits to being a smug EV driver.

     Please contact us if you have any feedback or suggestions on how to make Emerging Possibilities better

    Email emerging.possibilities@volvo.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

    Produced By The Podcast Boss

    • 36 min
    The Early Adopter- All Purpose Transport

    The Early Adopter- All Purpose Transport

    In this episode of Emerging Possibilities, we are joined by Paul Kahlert, CEO of All Purpose Transport, an early adopter of electric trucks and vans, based in Brisbane, Qld.

    This podcast powered by Volvo Group Australia 

    About your host: Matt Wood, is a former transport and automotive journalist and now works for Volvo group Australia as Public Relations and Media Manager. He also likes aeroplanes and Land Rovers. 

    About your co-host:  Tim Camilleri has a background in traffic engineering and talking a lot. Tim fills the role of E-Mobility Solutions Manager for Volvo group Australia and freely admits to being a smug EV driver.

    Please contact us if you have any feedback or suggestions on how to make this Emerging Possibilities better

    Email emerging.possibilities@volvo.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
    Produced By The Podcast Boss

    • 40 min
    Driving Change: Unveiling the Volvo FM Electric at the Brisbane Truck Show - with Rod Chapman

    Driving Change: Unveiling the Volvo FM Electric at the Brisbane Truck Show - with Rod Chapman

    Welcome to Emerging Possibilities, a podcast powered by Volvo Group Australia. In this electrifying episode, recorded inside the cutting-edge Volvo FM Electric truck at the Brisbane Truck Show, we explore the highly anticipated launch of this groundbreaking heavy-duty electric vehicle in Australia. Join our hosts, Matt Wood and Tim Camilleri, alongside their expert guest Rod Chapman, a seasoned automotive journalist with a diverse range of experience and a deep understanding of motorcycles, trucks, and light commercials.
    🔹 Inside the Volvo FM Electric: Immerse yourself in the moment as the hosts discuss the exciting setting of the recording—the Volvo FM Electric truck, which is making its debut at the Brisbane Truck Show. This revolutionary vehicle symbolizes the industry's commitment to sustainable transportation and sets the stage for an engaging conversation about the future of electric trucks.
    🔹 Meet Rod Chapman: Our special guest, Rod Chapman, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the discussion. With over 25 years of experience as an automotive journalist, Rod's strong command of the English language and his extensive work across motorcycles, trucks, recreational vehicles, and boats make him a leading authority in the field. His adaptability and video presenting skills have enabled him to excel in various roles and subject matters, offering a unique perspective on the evolving automotive industry.
    🔹 Unveiling the Volvo FM Electric: As the episode unfolds, the focus shifts to the Brisbane Truck Show, where the Volvo FM Electric takes center stage. The hosts and Rod Chapman explore the remarkable features and capabilities of this heavy-duty electric truck, highlighting its potential to revolutionize the transport industry in Australia. They delve into the seamless integration of sustainability and advanced technology that makes the Volvo FM Electric a game-changer.
    🔹 Electrification and Beyond: Beyond the exciting launch of the Volvo FM Electric, the episode delves into the broader landscape of electrification and sustainability. Rod Chapman shares insights gained from his extensive global experience, emphasizing the industry's shift towards eco-friendly practices and the increasing importance of sustainable transportation solutions across motorcycles, trucks, light commercials, recreational vehicles, 4WDs, RVs, and even boats.
    Join us in this captivating episode, recorded inside the innovative Volvo FM Electric truck at the Brisbane Truck Show, as we uncover the electrifying launch of this game-changing vehicle. With our expert guest Rod Chapman's deep industry knowledge and unique perspective, we explore the future of sustainable transportation and the significant impact of the Volvo FM Electric on the Australian market.Key Takeaways:
    The episode was recorded inside the highly anticipated Volvo FM Electric truck at the Brisbane Truck Show, marking its official launch in Australia.Rod Chapman, a seasoned automotive journalist, shares his extensive experience and expertise across motorcycles, trucks, light commercials, recreational vehicles, 4WDs, RVs, and boats.The Volvo FM Electric takes centre stage, showcasing its revolutionary features and advancements in sustainable transportation technology.The conversation extends beyond the Volvo FM Electric to discuss the broader landscape of electrification and sustainability in the automotive industry.Rod Chapman provides valuable insights into the industry's shift towards eco-friendly practices and the growing importance of sustainable transportation solutions.This podcast is powered by Volvo Group Australia 

    About your host: Matt Wood, is a former transport and automotive journalist and now works for Volvo Group Australia as Public Relations and Media Manager. He also likes aeroplanes and Land Rovers, in fact pretty much anything with wheels or wings...

    About your co-host:  Tim Camilleri has a background in traffic engineering and talking

    • 25 min
    The First FE Electric Delivery for Volvo Trucks Australia

    The First FE Electric Delivery for Volvo Trucks Australia

    In this episode of Emerging Possibilities, we are joined by Stuart Asplet, GEODIS Sub Regional MD, Australia, New Zealand and James McFarlane, GEODIS National Sales and Marketing Manager who’ve just taken delivery of the first Volvo electric truck sold in Australia. 

    This podcast is powered by Volvo Group Australia 

    About your host: Matt Wood, is a former transport and automotive journalist and now works for Volvo Group Australia as Public Relations and Media Manager. He also likes aeroplanes and Land Rovers, in fact pretty much anything with wheels or wings..

    About your co-host:  Tim Camilleri has a background in traffic engineering and talking a lot. Tim fills the role of E-Mobility Solutions Manager for Volvo group Australia and freely admits to being a smug EV driver.

     Please contact us if you: 
    Have any feedback or suggestions on how to make Emerging Possibilities betterEmail emerging.possibilities@volvo.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
    Produced By The Podcast Boss

    • 30 min
    Grid Talk- The Infrastructure Chat

    Grid Talk- The Infrastructure Chat

    Mondo’s Jaad Clifford- Bolt talks us through sustainable infrastructure, considerations and the challenges! 
    About your host: Matt Wood, is a former transport and automotive journalist and now works for Volvo Group Australia as PR and Media Manager. He likes aeroplanes, old Land Rovers and wide open spaces.

    About your co-host:  Tim Camilleri has a background in traffic engineering and talking a lot. Tim fills the role of E-Mobility Solutions Manager for Volvo Group Australia and freely admits to being a smug EV driver. 
    Please contact us if you have any feedback or suggestions on how to make Emerging Possibilities better

    Email emerging.possibilities@volvo.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
    Produced By The Podcast Boss

    • 45 min

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