Dave Clark, Head of Operations at Amazon, announced that its fleet of vans will soon be electrified. The American company has commissioned 100,000 electrical units, which will start operating in 2021.
This millionaire project supposes the largest world order for electric vehicles intended for parcel delivery.
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[The peculiar minimalist electric car that seems to be taken from a Disney movie]
[They create an electric ship that rises above the water with hydrofoil wings]
According to Amazon, his goal is to be a company thatand use 100% renewable energy by 2030 and carbon neutral by 2040, 10 years before the signing of the Paris Agreement of the United Nations.
The multinational has also assured that it will invest 100 million dollars in reforestation projects around the world.
The company plans to circulate 10,000 of its new electric vehicles on the roads by 2022 and 100% by 2030, saving four million tons of carbon per year.
"If a company with the same physical infrastructure as Amazon, which delivers over 10 billion items a year, can respect the Paris agreement ten years earlier, then any company can do it," he said. the founder and CEO of the company, Jeff Bezos.
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