16 Apr '11, 5pm

Canada Post adds Navistar eStar electric delivery van to fleet

Canada Post adds Navistar eStar electric delivery van to fleet

Canada Post Adds Navistar's eStar All-Electric Trucks to Its Fleet Fully-Electric Commercial Vehicles to Hit Canadian Roads This April Toronto, ON – On the heels of announcing it had purchased the first fully electric small delivery vehicles, Canada Post today added the first all-electric step vans in Canada to its fleet. The corporation showcased the first of four all-electric commercial vehicles built by Navistar Inc., an American manufacturer of medium and heavy trucks. The eStar™, a Class 2c-3 electric truck and the first in its category, has a range of 160 kilometres (100 miles) per charge and can be fully recharged within 6 to 8 hours. "Part of our environmental commitment is to evaluate and proceed with alternate fuel technologies that will offer us a return on investment," said Deepak Chopra, Canada Post President and CEO. "Our trucks are in every neighbourhood in ...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2011/04/16/canada-post-adds-nav...

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