Approximately 50,000 new diesel-powered refrigerated trailers are sold annually in the U.S., and XL Fleet’s partnership with eNow accelerates a sustainable all-electric solution.
This market opportunity to help electrify the waste and recycling industry is significant as fleets look to meet ambitious sustainability goals.
Individual partners within the ARBOC North American dealer network are now authorized to sell the XL Fleet electrification system as an available option on their buses, providing a new commercial channel for the Company as it expands into a broader range of medium-duty applications.
XL Fleet noted 50,000 diesel-powered refrigeration units are sold on new trailers annually in the United States, and the companies are collaborating on the design and development of the system that will power eTRUs, as a replacement for conventional diesel-powered systems.
XL Fleet has currently logged over 150 million customer miles driven on their hybrid and plug-in hybrid systems, establishing a strong foot-hold in the industry. Those 4,000-plus vehicles help drive adoption of more fully electrified vehicles.
Whether fleet operators are motivated by the financial bottom line, anticipated emission mandates or public opinion, industry analysts suggest that mass adoption by commercial fleets is on the near horizon.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined a group of business, state, and local officials today to celebrate the grand opening of XL Fleet’s new Fleet Electrification Technology Center in Wixom.
A wide range of factors are contributing to a scenario where fleets are in better position than ever before to prioritize electrification as part of their vehicle portfolio.
A key focus for Eversource’s fleet operation is the drive to reduce emissions and fuel consumption as part of its commitment to environmental sustainability. Read the full article in the March 2021 issue of FleetOwner.
With sustainability in mind, the Islanders and UBS Arena have partnered with Boston-based XL Fleet on a project that will include the deployment of up to 1,000 electric vehicle charging stations on the arena grounds.