Posts Tagged: Smith Electric Vehicles

Smith Electric Vehicles: the long haul and the short end of the stick

Smith sees a bright future in electric trucks on the horizon, but must wade through a sea of speculation to get there.  All Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. wanted was a long-term growth strategy that would let the company scale up production of its all-electric, zero-emission medium-duty trucks at the same time that it beefed up… Read more »

Frito-Lay operates largest US fleet of electric delivery trucks

Who knew Frito-Lay products were so healthy…for the environment? By the end of this year, Frito-Lay will have more than 275 electric trucks deployed in the US, making its EV fleet the largest in the country. In May, the company reached a milestone of one million electric miles driven. Frito-Lay’s parent, PepsiCo, operates the seventh-largest privately… Read more »

Frito-Lay’s green fleet hits the streets of Orlando

The electrification of the world’s delivery truck fleets is accelerating like a hypermiler – slowly but steadily. Frito-Lay announced on Friday that it will roll out ten new electric trucks in Orlando, Florida. The company will deploy 176 electric trucks this year, making Frito-Lay’s the largest fleet of all-electric trucks in North America. “The electric… Read more »