Canada's Purolator to deploy 3,500 electric delivery vans
Canadian courier company Purolator has announced a $1 billion investment plan to reduce its CO2 emissions by electrifying 60% of its fleet, the single largest network investment in its 60-year history.
Over the next seven years, the Ontario-based company plans to put more than 3,500 fully electric last-mile delivery vehicles on the road and electrify more than 60 terminals across Canada.
The company expects to add 250 all-electric vehicles to its fleet by 2024, including BrightDrop Zevo 600, Motiv Power Systems, and Ford E-Transit.
Once fully deployed, it is expected to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 by 80,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent.
Photo: Ford E-Transit vans (courtesy of Purolator)