Orange EV shines as the only OEM with commercially deployed class 8 trucks that are all electric.
“While the all-electric Tesla Semi Truck has made the biggest splash in mainstream media over the past half year, Kenworth already has a fuel-cell-powered electric Class 8 truck on the road in California and Orange EV has a Class 8 yard truck that has been popular with some municipalities.”
Not only popular with municipalities, Orange EV’s heavy-duty battery electric terminal tractors (aka yard trucks, spotters, hostlers, etc.) have been deployed in all sectors of the container-handling market. To name a few:
- The Anderson DuBose Company became the first McDonald’s distributor to deploy a 100% electric Class 8 truck to its Rochester, New York distribution center.
- Rail Management Services (RMS), a Carrix company, re-ordered nine trucks to be deployed in intermodal rail yards in Chicago and New York.
- Dimension Fabricators powers its Orange EV truck with solar energy generated onsite at its Schenectady, New York manufacturing facility.
- Sonwil Distribution deployed an Orange EV truck to its 300,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and help achieve sustainability goals.
- DHL Supply Chain has a 100% electric Chicago-area terminal truck fleet, and has shared their experience and cost savings with Orange EV trucks.
Commercially deployed since 2015, Orange EV’s Class 8 yard truck fleet has achieved unparalleled milestones in the industry. See the American Trucker slideshow for other electric trucks that may soon debut.