The first all-electric trucks began deliveries in Shanghai on 1st of July. With a range of each truck of approximately 240 km between charges and the batteries can be recharged within 2 – 3 hours making it ideal for delivery routes in and around cities.
Tero Ahonen, Managing Director, Greencarrier Freight Services, Greater China, said: “This investment is part of our environmental strategy and will play an important role in sustainable fleet management. We are excited to see these vehicles in action.”
Christopher Linden, General Manager Central / North China, said: ”We are proud to introduce our first all-electric vehicles, with the first deliveries marking an important step in our efforts to cut our logistics carbon footprint.”
Åsa Leander Head of Sustainability for the Greencarrier Group, commented: “Environmental work is a prioritized and important part of our business and we continuously strive to find actions for improvement and smart logistics solutions, in collaboration with our suppliers and customers.”
Stefan Björk, Founder, Owner & Chairman, said: “Being in the logistics industry, an industry that inevitably has a great impact on the environment, this is an important step for us. We constantly strive to find new and innovative solutions and greener ways of meeting our customers’ logistics needs. This is a perfect example of that, and I’m very happy for a very environmentally smart investment in our Chinese operations.”