Schneider welcomes first battery-electric truck

Schneider welcomes first battery-electric truck

Transportation and logistics supplier Schneider celebrated the arrival of its first battery-electric automobile (BEV) in Southern California this week, marking the primary of a fleet of BEVs the corporate expects to have in service by the top of the yr.

The supply was the primary of practically 100 Freightliner eCascadias from Daimler Truck North America (DTNA). They may be a part of the corporate’s Southern California intermodal operations, powered by 16 charging stations Schneider is constructing.

The vehicles are a part of Schneider’s efforts to cut back carbon dioxide emissions per mile by 7.5% by 2025, and 60% by 2035, the corporate mentioned in a press launch. These targets are half of a bigger effort to offer prospects a cleaner mode of delivery, which incorporates pairing electrical vehicles with intermodal companies.

The eCascadias have the potential to take away the equal of two,400 gas-powered automobiles from the street in the middle of a yr, in accordance with the corporate.

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