It isn’t 100,000 electrical supply trucks from new automobile corporate Rivian, however Amazon is including just about 2,000 new Mercedes trucks to its fleet. As an alternative of diesel or gas-powered trucks, alternatively, each car making Amazon deliveries from the German carmaker will likely be absolutely electrical.
Amazon just lately introduced a partnership with Mercedes-Benz to include 1,800 new supply trucks into its supply provider throughout Europe by means of the top of 2020. The ones trucks come with 1,200 eSprinter trucks and 600 eVito trucks.
The electrical Sprinter van is the most recent industrial electrical car from Mercedes and is a larger model of its eVito van, which has 93-mile vary. Rivian’s e-vans are meant to get started handing over for Amazon in 2021. Its first two cars, an electrical pickup truck and SUV with 400-mile vary, nonetheless have not arrived but. Learn extra…
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