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Electric Vehicles already making up 30% of An Post's 3,000+ fleet.

Electric Vehicles already making up 30% of An Post’s 3,000+ rapid.

An Post has turn into the predominant Irish logistics company to join EV100, a global initiative made up of international firms devoted to accelerating the cross to electrical automobiles worldwide.

It has a sturdy song file within the adoption of electrical automobiles all over its rapid and is the first postal provider provider on this planet to attain zero carbon emission shipping space in a capital metropolis.

An Post deployed Ireland’s first ever 7.5 tonne Electric Trucks to its electrical rapid final 300 and sixty five days, benefitting the health and air quality of 512,000 of us living and dealing in Dublin metropolis.

Deliveries within the cities of Limerick, Cork, Galway, Waterford and Kilkenny within the intervening time are moreover emissions free, with extra metropolis areas and suburbs to follow this 300 and sixty five days. 

With Electric Vehicles already making up 30% of An Post’s 3,000+ rapid, the Company’s focal level is now firmly on selections for its HGV rapid which accounts for 50% of rapid-connected carbon emissions.

Nicola Woods, Chief Transformation Officer at An Post, stated that participation within the worldwide EV100 Initiative could perchance aid perform technique and stretching targets for An Post. 

“Our participation could perchance aid pioneer and grow both our electrical rapid and electrical automotive charging websites. 

“Thru our initiatives, we permit our industrial and personal possibilities to acquire determined, measureable action on time-main plight of carbon good buy.

“We mark the energy of explore learning and these actionable global insights and the EV100 experts could perchance aid us to formulate technique, in particular spherical heavy items automobiles,” stated Ms Woods.

Sandra Roling, Head of EV100, stated they’re very satisfied to acquire An Post joining EV100.

“Apart from as a commitment to being fully electrical by 2030, An Post has publicly committed that one and all of their metropolis fleets can acquire zero emission automobiles by 2021. 

“This management is strictly what we’re seeking to ogle from EV100 people, and a important demonstration of the probability of going electrical within the postal sector,” stated Ms Roling.

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