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Centurion Unveils First Electric Truck

The Fuso eCanter is Australia’s first production electric truck and the first zero-emission electric vehicle deployed by Centurion.

It will be deployed at Centurion’s branch in Mackay, where Centurion provides 3PL and network services to multiple mine sites across Central Queensland.

Centurion estimates that it will prevent seven tonnes of carbon emissions a year from entering the atmosphere.

Speaking at the unveiling, Centurion CEO Justin Cardaci said the company was committed to reducing its carbon emissions across its Australian operations.

“Today is a significant step for Centurion and our early steps towards low-carbon operations across our business, with this newly deployed fully-electric truck being the cornerstone of making our services to BHP more sustainable,” he said.

“While we’re deploying zero emission vehicles within our fleet, Centurion is also exploring alternative fuel supplies that will contribute to reducing our carbon footprint,” said Cardaci.

“As Centurion continues to invest in modern trucks, we are constantly looking for ways to apply new technologies to decarbonise our operations. Currently, we are introducing high-productivity vehicles across our fleet, exploring options for nature-based offsets and accessing renewable energy across our sites in Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory.”

The Fuso eCanter is distributed by Daimler Truck and Bus with whom Centurion has a long-established relationship as one of the suppliers of the company’s fleet of trucks.

President and CEO, Daniel Whitehead, said Daimler was proud of its association with Centurion.

“Centurion is taking a pioneering role when it comes to zero emission freight transportation in Australia and adding the ground-breaking Fuso eCanter to its fleet,” he said in a statement.

“We are very pleased to be able to offer Centurion the only Original Equipment Manufacturer electric truck with active safety technology in Australia,” said Whitehead.

Centurion’s operations were continuing to expand as Australia’s domestic freight needs increase according to Cardaci.

“Together with our partners we will continue our commitment to building sustainable and reliable supply chains for the future,” he said.

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