McDonald's to test EV trucks for distribution in Canada

According to the QSR chain, the trucks are expected to pull its trailers about 90 miles to test them in certain weather conditions.
  • Nusra Deputy Features Editor
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A McDonald's distributor in Canada is testing out Volvo Trucks' new electrified heavy-duty trucks, as per a report published in Business Insider.

According to the QSR chain, the trucks are expected to pull its trailers about 90 miles to test them in certain weather conditions.

If the trial go well, McDonald's is considering using the trailers permanently.

"This trial has the potential to influence a major shift in the way we approach supply chain distribution that will bring us closer to reaching McDonald's net-zero goals," shared Jacques Mignault, President and CEO, McDonald's Canada.

"Considering the potential impact the trial could have on our business and our global greenhouse gas emissions reduction commitments, this is an extremely significant moment for the company," he added.

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