Lightning eMotors Provides 10 All-Electric Cargo Vans to Goodfood Market Corp.

Nov. 2, 2021
The cargo vans are equipped with Volta Air refrigeration systems

Electric fleet vehicles firm Lightning eMotors has delivered and deployed ten all-electric cargo vans to Goodfood Market Corp., a Canadian online grocery company, to facilitate grocery deliveries while reducing emissions and operational costs.

Lightning eMotors has electrified the T-350HD cargo vans for the online grocery firm by installing an all-electric powertrain, electrical infrastructure, and control software. The refrigerated electric vehicles have an estimated range of 120 miles/195km when the 86 kWh battery pack is fully charged. It is equipped with a 12-volt battery-powered refrigeration system from Volta Air that has a cooling capacity of up to -15 degrees C (+5 degrees F).

 Lightning eMotors CEO Tim Reeser said, “We are excited about partnering with Goodfood to help better serve their grocery delivery customers, save on operational costs, and reduce emissions as they set the bar for a sustainable future in Canada. While this is our first customer in Canada, we see tremendous potential for growth as demand for last-mile delivery continues to increase and through the many other electric commercial vehicles we offer.”

 Meanwhile, Goodfood President and Chief Operating Officer Neil Cuggy said, “We knew right away Lightning eMotors was the right partner to develop vehicles to help us meet our specific needs and support our larger payloads. As market leaders in our respective industries, Goodfood and Lightning share a vision of challenging the status quo. This partnership allowed us to leap ahead in support of Canada’s shift to all zero-emissions electric vehicles by 2035. Our drivers have already told us that this fleet of delivery vans are great to drive and are meeting our customer needs. Based on this early feedback, we are looking forward to the possibility of expanding this fleet in the near future.”

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