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Bunnings Joins Charge Toward All-Electric Metro Deliveries

Powered by 100 per cent reneweable electricity, at least 60 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions (CO2-e) can be avoided annually compared to the same size Euro 6 diesel powered truck, based on anticipated usage.

The electric vehicles form part of Bunnings’ sustainability strategy with a pledge to reach net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2030.

The trial will assist Bunnings to assess methods of transitioning to lower emissions transport in its supply chain in the future.

“As leading Australian retailers continue to reduce reliance on traditional energy sources, Linfox is proud to support our customers’ ambitious sustainability targets,” said Linfox executive chairman Peter Fox.

“Act Sustainably is a key strategic driver in our Leading the Way 2025 business strategy, and this includes a growing fleet of electric vehicles replacing diesel powered vehicles on suburban transport routes.”

“Supply chain partners have an important role to play in the transition to renewable energy and the action we take now will determine our future and the future of generations to come.”

Built by Daimler Truck, the Fuso eCanter will recharge using a rapid charger at Bunnings’ Laverton distribution centre.

According to Linfox, the eCanters can be recharged to 80 per cent capacity in an hour using a 40kW DC fast charger, or fully charged in four hours.

Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific President and CEO, Daniel Whitehead, said the electric Fuso eCanter was perfectly suited to help Bunnings achieve its sustainability targets.

“We are thrilled Bunnings will use Linfox operated zero emission Fuso eCanters as part of its clear commitment to reduce carbon emissions and address climate change,” Whitehead said.

“The eCanter is a practical workhorse and its full suite of active safety features, including Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS), allows fleets to look after the planet and their workers at the same time.”

Linfox now operates six electric vehicles across Victoria and New South Wales, delivering everything from Victorian Bitter to fresh produce to Woolworths stores.

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