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Performance Food Group Pilots Electric Refrigerated Truck
Navistar, Great Dane and Carrier Transicold, part of Carrier Global Corporation, have collaborated to launch a commercial evaluation program using all-electric refrigeration technology on a battery-electric truck for sustainable, direct-emissions-free distribution of refrigerated and frozen food.
The technology will be featured at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo the week of May 1. PFG’s solution features Carrier Transicold’s ground-breaking Supra eCool™ electric truck refrigeration unit, an International® eMV™ Series battery-electric truck with a factory-installed ePower electrical system and a 22-foot...
Burger King Moves Nearly One Third of its Field Team Transportation to Electric Vehicles
Burger King® transitioned 31% of its North American field team fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) across 16 states, with goal of 100% EVs by 2030. This move is the next step in delivering on Restaurant Brands International’s (parent company of Burger King) science-based targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030, versus a 2019 baseline.
The field team is critical to the brand’s success as the first line of support for Franchisees locally, living in various states across the U.S. and travelling to restaurants to provide the level of service BK Franchisees deserve. This adds up to tens of thousands of miles driven each month.
US Foods Supports Emissions Reduction Efforts With Initial Delivery of Battery-Electric Trucks
US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), one of America’s largest foodservice distributors, announced today that it received the company’s first battery-electric powered Freightliner® eCascadia® trucks at its La Mirada, California distribution center. The company previously announced plans to add 30 electric trucks to its La Mirada fleet in 2023.
The addition of the electric trucks reinforces the company’s commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of its growing fleet and will support the company’s near-term science-based emissions reduction target recently approved by the...
Meijer First Retailer to Run All-Electric Semitrucks in Cold Weather Environment
Meijer, a retailer that operates one of the largest fleets in Michigan with 250 semitrucks and the first in North America to implement the Environmental Protection Agency's 2010 near-zero emissions standards in 2009, is once again leading the retail industry by deploying two of the first all-electric semitrucks outside of California.
The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is also the first nationwide to track the performance of the Freightliner eCascadia semitrucks in a cold weather environment as part of a grant from the U.S. Department of...
Domino's® to Roll Out Nationwide Fleet of 800 Chevy Bolt® Electric Vehicles
Domino's Pizza Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, is electrifying pizza delivery! More than 100 custom-branded 2023 Chevy Bolt electric vehicles are arriving at select franchise and corporate stores throughout the U.S. this month, with an additional 700 rolling out in the coming months, making it the largest electric pizza delivery fleet in the country. To see an interactive map of how many Domino's Chevy Bolt EVs are currently in each state and how many are coming soon, visit dominos.com/evfleet...
Sysco Receives First Battery Electric Freightliner eCascadia: Changing the Future of Food Delivery
Today, Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, received its first series-produced battery electric Freightliner eCascadia. With one of the largest private fleets in the United States, Sysco is leading the future of sustainability for foodservice distribution.
Sysco's first zero-emission Class 8 truck was presented to Marie Robinson, Sysco's EVP and chief supply chain officer at the Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) Manufacturing Plant in Portland. The company's first Freightliner eCascadia is expected to operate in Sysco's Riverside, California site, which will receive additional...
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