Penske Truck Leasing has ordered 750 Ford E-Transit electrical cargo vans. The corporate carried out a profitable pilot of the E-Transit late final yr, and plans to take supply of the primary a number of autos within the subsequent a number of weeks.
Penske Truck Leasing operates greater than 372,000 autos from greater than 1,300 places on 5 continents. Penske will make its first Ford E-Transits out there in Southern California, and plans to section in different US places later within the yr.
As soon as the E-Transits go into service, they are going to be made out there for each short-term rental and longer-term full-service leasing.
The Ford E-Transit has an estimated vary of over 126 miles. Its Professional Energy Onboard function turns the car right into a cell generator with as much as 2.4 kW of energy. Since starting deliveries earlier this yr, Ford has seen sturdy demand, and has been engaged on methods to extend manufacturing.
“We’re excited to assist convey these new autos to market as each a rental and full-service lease possibility for our prospects,” stated Artwork Vallely, President of Penske Truck Leasing. “We proceed to develop and diversify our fleet of electrical autos and to supply new choices for patrons looking for extra sustainable selections.”
Supply: Penske Truck Leasing