- May 19, 2017
PepsiCo expects to receive delivery of 15 units of the Tesla Semi this year.
In a press release offering updates on a sustainability strategy at its Modesto, Calif. manufacturing site, PepsiCo said it has reduced greenhouse gas emissions in its fleet by more than half. The company’s diesel usage had been cut by 78%.
“To date, the equipment and infrastructure in place at the site includes nearly 60 tractors, box trucks, yard trucks or forklifts powered by electric, lithium-ion technologies or natural gas with renewable attributes, with the remaining 15 electric tractors expected to deploy later this year,” the release said. “Infrastructure to support the project incorporates an adjacent natural gas station with renewable attributes, as...