World’s largest online retail platform Amazon, in order to reduce the carbon footprint left in the nature compressed natural gas ordered more than 700 trucks working with USA-based company by 2040 ‘carbon neutral’ aims to be.
More than 700 natural gas-powered trucks ordered from Amazon
Operating in many sectors such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence and digital broadcasting as well as e-commerce, Amazon took a very important step towards becoming a greener company.
Reuters to your news according to the company, working with fully compressed natural gas Over 700 trucks preparing to add to the fleet. The trucks, which will go from Amazon’s warehouses to distribution centers, will use engines produced by a joint venture between Cummins and Westport Fuel Systems.
The US company said in a statement in October, which was implemented in 2019 to prevent global warming. Climate Pledge (Climate Pledge) until 2040 to support the project ‘carbon neutral’ had promised to be.
According to the report published by the international management consulting firm McKinsey & Company in June 2020, coronavirus epidemic The increased online shopping volume with the effect of increased delivery activities and the total truck capacity increased by approximately 30 percent.
According to Reuters, although only 5 percent of deliveries in the US are provided by road, firms use medium and heavy-duty trucks that account for more than 20 percent of their greenhouse gas emissions.
Earlier this month Amazon, electric delivery vehicles Commenced operations in Los Angeles had explained. The company, which plans to expand its electric vans in 15 more cities in 2021, aims to increase its fleet to 10 thousand vehicles by 2022.
Approximately every year 2.5 billion cargo deliveries sales volume in the fourth quarter of 2020 39 percent He had announced that he was rising.