DHL Express has put its first fully electric vehicle, a Renault Kangoo ZE Van, on Australian roads following a successful trial.
According to the transport provider, the electric Renault van will be used as the company mail car in Sydney, driving between DHL Express offices.
“As a global company, we acknowledge the environmental impact of our day-to-day operations and our responsibility to reduce this wherever possible,” said Gary Edstein, CEO/ Senior Vice President at DHL Express Oceania.
“Globally, we have seen a 30 per cent improvement in our carbon efficiency since 2008 – and we are aiming to further improve this through new green initiatives like this electric vehicle.”
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