Wednesday, July 21, 2010

100% Electric Truck Starts Delivering

PepsiCo's first 100% Electric truck, delivering product on Monday July 19, 2010 in Brampton, ON

Jonathan McCaughey RSR, is pictured (with hand cart) and his DSL Gerrit Stam.

Frito Lay Canada, in collaboration with Transport Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation is the country's first consumer packaged goods manufacturer to introduce zero-emission electric vehicles into its delivery fleet.
• Six zero-emission electric vehicles will be added to the Frito Lay Canada delivery fleet – three in Brampton (ON), one in Ottawa (ON), one in Surrey (BC) and one in Laval (QC).
• Grant support was received from the Transport Canada Freight Technology Demonstration Fund and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s Green Commercial Vehicle Program.
• The new electric vehicles are powered by 100% renewable electricity from the Brampton grid.


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