Run On Less — Electric DEPOT

Participant Profiles

Purolator Richmond, British Columbia

Purolator Inc. is a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider. Celebrating more than 60 years of delivering its customers’ promises, Purolator continues to expand its reach and service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across North America and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian heritage and is focused on sustainably positioning itself for future growth and success. Purolator is also committed to contributing to the well-being of the communities it serves and where more than 14,000 of its employees live, work and play.

Overhead charging is being used to charge electric vehicles inside Purolator’s Richmond, BC facility. Purolator is looking to move quickly to electrify its delivery vans.

Driver 1

  • Name Alfred Hou
  • Years Driving 10 Years

Driver 2

  • Name Lisa Ashton
  • Years Driving


  • Truck Class Class 2
  • Type Delivery Van
  • OEM Ford
  • Model E-Transit
  • Production Level Production
  • Battery Capacity 68 kWh
  • Estimated Range 108 Miles


  • Truck Class Class 6
  • Type Step Van
  • OEM Motiv
  • Model EPIC
  • Production Level In Production
  • Battery Capacity 127 kWh
  • Estimated Range 105 miles


  • Parking Configuration Back-In inside at the Conveyors
  • Utility BC Hydro
  • On-site Generation or Storage None
  • Type of Charging Hardware Installed AC Charging
  • Quantity of Charging Hardware 15
  • Charging Hardware Manufacturer ABB
  • Charging Management System None
  • Other Unique Features Overhead Level 2 charging using cable reels


  • Route Type Diminishing Load – Multi-stop
  • Goods Packages
  • Payload Range up to 10,000 lbs.