German logistics service provider Dachser is expanding its fleet by fifteen Renault Trucks electric vehicles. The all-electric trucks complete local and long-distance transport tours at seven Dachser locations in Germany every weekday. Indeed, five Renault Trucks E-Tech D are already in use for Dachser. Seven more vehicles of this type and three Renault Trucks E-Tech T tractors are now being delivered. The latter are used at Dachser in Öhringen, Neuss and Langenhagen.

Dachser is working to reduce its carbon footprint. As a matter of fact, the company has been sourcing its electricity entirely from renewable energies worldwide. “Dachser wants to steadily increase the number of BEVs (battery electric vehicles) and FCEVs (hydrogen-powered) trucks in both the local and long-distance transport networks, depending on performance, charging infrastructure and cost-effectiveness”, the company stated in a press release.

Statements from Dachser and Renault Trucks

“We are convinced that in the long term, only those companies that position themselves sustainably will have a future,” said Alexander Tonn, COO Road Logistics at Dachser. “We therefore want to make a valuable contribution to environmental and climate protection and be a driving force for the logistics industry with measures on many levels. Bringing emission-free vehicles into practical use plays an important role in this. With Renault Trucks, we have a reliable partner with whom we can embark on what is still a long journey to decarbonise our road transports.”

“At Renault Trucks, we are aware that we can only implement a long-term climate protection strategy together,” added Frederic Ruesche, Vice-President and Managing Director, Renault Trucks Germany. “I am all the more pleased that we are working with Dachser to drive forward the reduction of CO2 emissions in the short- and long-haul segments.”


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