With a goal to transition 30% of deliveries to zero emissions by 2030, the City of Seattle's partnership with BrightDrop and others will pilot a sustainable neighborhood delivery hub to test new vehicles, delivery models, and technologies for last-mile operations.
June 18, 2021
The Shyft Group plans to bring to market an all-electric, purpose-built Class 3 chassis platform designed to serve a wide array of medium-duty truck markets, from last-mile delivery fleets to work trucks, passenger buses, recreational vehicles, and more.
June 8, 2021
The VNR Electric models from Volvo Trucks North America are the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in Albertsons' company-wide fleet.
June 1, 2021
Ikea U.S. is prioritizing its New York and Los Angeles markets as it works toward the goal of having 100% zero emission home deliveries by 2025.
March 31, 2021
A deal with Proterra completes Volta Trucks’s strategic sourcing of its electric powertrain. The venture will lead to production of the all-electric 16-ton Volta Zero commercial truck that can deliver freight inside urban areas.
February 18, 2021
These custom electric delivery vehicles will also be tested out in 15 additional cities through 2021.
February 3, 2021
Merchants is working with BrightDrop to procure 12,600 BrightDrop EV600s, an all-new, electric light commercial vehicle purpose-built for the delivery of goods and services over long ranges.
February 2, 2021
The new generation of electric delivery vans are shaping up to be a practical, efficient, and clean alternative to diesel and internal combustion engine vehicles.
January 19, 2021
The shift in major volume from B2B to B2C deliveries, record e-commerce volume, transport of the coronavirus vaccine, vehicle production capacity, and chassis supply will be factors affecting parcel delivery fleets in 2021, says Chad Heminover, president, Shyft Fleet Vehicles & Services.
December 22, 2020
The all-electric model, starting at $33,000, will be offered in two initial sizes starting in 2022. The smaller model offers 230 cu. ft. of cargo volume behind the bulkhead, while the larger model offers 450 cu. ft.
December 17, 2020