Saia Working With Daimler on Electric Truck Test
By Stephen Nakrosis
Saia Inc. on Tuesday said Saia LTL Freight will work with
Daimler Trucks North America LLC to test a battery electric
Freightliner eM2 box truck as part of a working fleet.
Saia said the test, which will be conducted at a facility in
Portland, Ore., will "see how the vehicle performs as part of a
working, real-world fleet functioning in a commercial
Saia, which is a member of the Daimler Electric Vehicle Customer
Council, said it is evaluating how electric vehicles can help it
meet sustainability goals.
Cris Burgum, Saia vice president of maintenance and properties,
said, "Like other carriers evaluating the truck and participating
in the council, we have gained enormous insight into how we can
integrate electric vehicles into our fleet."
Saia offers freight shipping and logistics services.
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