Run on Less – Electric

In September 2021, NACFE worked with 13 fleet-OEM pairs and numerous supporting suppliers to stage a demonstration with commercial battery electric vehicles (CBEVs) in four market segments — vans and step vans, medium-duty box trucks, terminal tractors and heavy-duty regional haul tractors. The trucks operated in eight states or provinces in the US and Canada.

The purpose of the Run was to demonstrate the viability of currently available CBEVs in these market segments and to encourage fleets to make investments in production CBEVs.

These market segments are estimated to contain 5.2 million vehicles. Annual greenhouse gas emission savings from electrifying these market segments are estimated to exceed 100 million metric tons (or 1 megatonne) of CO2.

A VIDEO RECAP OF RUN ON LESS

The third NACFE demonstration showcased advancements in freight efficiency, this time with commercial battery electric vehicles.

Download the Run on Less– Electric report here

View the Run on Less – Electric Fleet Profiles here

View the Run on LessElectric Metrics here

View the Electric Truck Bootcamp trainings here

Results By Truck:

Anheuser-Busch

Frito-Lay

Penske

NFI Terminal

DHL

Day & Ross

Ryder System, Inc.

Purolator

Ruan

Biagi Brothers

Roush Fenway Racing

NFI Freight

Servall Electric

“Run on Less – Electric takes the ‘nervousness’ out of electric trucks for fleets. They can see these trucks are out there running today and not just something you see on the trade show floor.” 

AMANDA PHILLIPS, GENERAL MANAGER OF OEM SALES, MERITOR

“RoL-E demonstrated that for four market segments — vans and step vans, medium-duty box trucks, terminal tractors and heavy-duty regional haul tractors — the technology is mature enough for fleets to be making investments in production CBEVs.” 

MIKE ROETH, NACFE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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