HDT profiles the 10 fleets participating in the North American Council for Freight Efficiency's Run on Less Electric Depot study and shares the lessons learned as they trailblaze trucking's conversion from fossil fuels to zero-emission vehicles.

NACFE said this year’s event will "focus on the scaling of electric trucks across a variety of market segments. It will build on valuable data gathered during Run on Less – Electric but will focus on how to go from one or two EVs to 15 or more."

Follow the series of stories as HDT Executive Editor Jack Roberts digs into the details of how each fleet is innovating and finding success in lowering emissions.

The Run on Less Electric Depot participating fleets are:

  • Frito Lay
  • OK Produce
  • Penske
  • PepsiCo
  • Performance Team
  • Purolator
  • Schneider
  • UPS
  • US Foods
  • Watt EV

Explore 'NACFE's Electric Fleet Leaders' in this HDT series:


Tesla Semis Shine on PepsiCo’s Long-Haul Electric Routes

Pepsi is one of the first fleets in the nation to deploy Tesla Semi electric trucks in long-haul routes with heavy loads out of its Sacramento, California, distribution center.


Charge 32 Electric Trucks Simultaneously? Schneider Found a Way

A dual-cord dispenser capable of charging two vehicles at once is a highlight of Schneider's South El Monte, California, transition to battery-electric trucks.


Flexibility, Scalability Guide OK Produce’s Path to Fleet Electrification

OK Produce in Fresno, California, has completed Phase I of a three-step, true zero-emissions plan that will soon power its entire fleet of electric trucks with 100% solar power.

At the Forefront of Freight’s Green Future with WattEV 

By combining emerging technology on multiple fronts, WattEV is on a mission to radically transform how trucks move freight.



What Penske is Learning at its Electric Truck Test Bed

Penske Leasing’s Ontario, California, logistics depot is the company’s premier test facility for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty electric trucks.

UPS Battles to Overcome Infrastructure Issues in California

The UPS distribution center in Compton, California, has highlighted the unforeseen infrastructure issues that can occur when transitioning a facility to battery-electric trucks.

Related: Range, Charging Data Surprising in NACFE Run on Less Electric - Depot

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