By Stephen Nakrosis
Saia Inc. on Tuesday mentioned Saia LTL Freight will work with Daimler Trucks North America LLC to check a battery electrical Freightliner eM2 field truck as a part of a working fleet.
Saia mentioned the take a look at, which will likely be performed at a facility in Portland, Ore., will “see how the car performs as a part of a working, real-world fleet functioning in a industrial atmosphere.”
Saia, which is a member of the Daimler Electric Vehicle Customer Council, mentioned it’s evaluating how electrical autos will help it meet sustainability targets.
Cris Burgum, Saia vice chairman of upkeep and properties, mentioned, “Like different carriers evaluating the truck and taking part within the council, we’ve gained huge perception into how we will combine electrical autos into our fleet.”
Saia gives freight transport and logistics companies.
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