Coca-Cola Turns Green With eStar Electric Trucks

Coca-Cola, the world's largest beverage company, is turning a new, greener leaf when it comes to the way it delivers its products, as the company will soon take delivery of six eStar all-electric, zero-emission trucks as part of the fleet of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV) in North America, which is expected to grow to 750 units by the end of the year.
“The new eStar vehicles are not only an example of our investment in innovation, but also an example of how we are delivering on our promise to grow the business without growing carbon emissions by consistently improving our energy efficiency practices,” said Steven Saltzgiver, Director of Fleet Operations, Coca-Cola Refreshments.

Currently, Coca-Cola has 650 hybrid delivery trucks deployed in major U.S. cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Miami.

The electric delivery trucks will see action in San Francisco, New York City, Washington, D.C. and Hartford, Conn., with two trucks in Los Angeles.

“We are honored to join the Department of Energy and the Clean Fleets members to strengthen our sustainability efforts and make more of an impact in the energy efficiency space. Coca-Cola is committed to investing in alternative fuel vehicles and innovative fleet technologies. This recognition is validation of our efforts to date and motivation to do even more in the future," Saltzgiver added.


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