BYD's ELECTRIC TRUCKS * USA: Drayage trucks demostration
* California - Grant helps buy 27 $300,000 trucks; find out what they do
Southern California... The four are the first of 27 from BYD Heavy Industries that will be divided among two companies. The trucks are meant to stay on site and not travel the public roadways... BNSF Railway and Daylight Transport warehouse logistics companies have traditionally used diesel trucks to move goods internally on their properties. Regional and business leaders and air quality officials hope the increasing use of electric trucks in the future will cut down on truck exhaust, which is a leading cause of air pollution in the Inland Empire... On Friday, Daylight Transport, which is opening its first Inland Empire warehouse in Fontana on March 20, welcomed four electric trucks manufactured by China-headquartered BYD. The company has a manufacturing plant in Lancaster. The occasion was marked by an event organized by the state of California, the San Bernardino Council of Governments and the two logistics companies...
(PHOTO BY SARAH ALVARADO - Brian Rippie, Sales Director of Forklifts for BYD Heavy Industries, shows Art Bocek with Daylight Transport, details about the electric forklift. Four battery-electric yard and service BYD trucks delivered to Daylight Transport freight-handling service center in Fontana Friday) -- Fontana, CAL, USA - The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, by Neil Nisperos - 10 March 2017
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