Tony Fairweather has seen the way delivery truck fleets can transform with the vision of sustainability.
The president of electric commercial vehicle manufacturer SEA Electric moved in 2019 from Australia to the US, where government requirements are forcing change.
“The Advanced Clean Truck regulation has been mandated by 15 US states, resulting in forced electrification of trucks over time,” he says.
“States like California, Colorado, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey all have exciting and substantive programs to financially incentivise fleets to procure zero emission vehicles.
“These programs often require the destruction of an old diesel engine in return. Very smart.”
Australia’s logistics industry is on a mission to reduce carbon emissions amid a global push to tackle the challenges of decarbonising the national supply chain.
Amid net-zero targets being adopted globally, and some US and European jurisdictions pushing for greater ambition on carbon, Australia’s transport and logistics industries are innovating to accelerate change. …
Continue reading the full article at The Australian by Rosanne Barrett published on November 23, 2021.