FedEx to trial four new EV trucks in LA

FedEx green electric truck - Photo: FedEx

FedEx is fully on board the greenwagon, perhaps they are driving it, at least in the parcel delivery industry as they intend to launch four purely electric trucks to roam the streets of LA this summer.

A 2,021 mile journey started today, their Modec/Navistar trucks will travel across “Route 66” from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA stopping at St. Louis, Joplin, Oklahoma City, Amarillo and Albuquerque. With an estimated range of 100 miles per battery charge, it would have to travel 500 miles per day, batteries take 8 hours to recharge, they could be swapped out as they will be in 24/7 operating conditions, that only takes 20 minutes to do

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