Schneider Taking Delivery of 92 Class 8 eCascadia Electric Trucks

Source: Green Car Congress

Schneider, a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, will soon begin taking delivery of 92 Class 8 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia trucks (earlier post) at its intermodal operations in Southern California. The carrier had previously reported orders for 62 eCascadias. Now the company will deploy an additional 30 BEVs from DTNA. As a result, Schneider will have one of the largest electric fleets in North America, marking a critical step in the company’s efforts to operationalize zero emission vehicles into its truck fleet.

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Funding Partners

JETSI is jointly financed by California Air Resources Board and California Energy Commission ($26.98 million), MSRC ($8 million), and South Coast AQMD ($5.4 million), with an additional $21.7 million from Port of Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, Southern California Edison, NFI, and Schneider. JETSI is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of cap-and-trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment, particularly in disadvantaged communities.