Simard Transportation has added 4 Freightliner eCascadias electrical Class 8 vehicles to its Quebec fleet.
It referred to as on Hydro-Quebec subsidiary Cleo to offer the charging infrastructure, consisting of two Detroit eFill 120 kW and two ABB DC wallbox 24 kW chargers. The vehicles themselves have 438 kWh of battery capability and energy equal to 470 hp.
Simard stated these are the primary 4 eCascadia vehicles to be delivered to a Quebec-based fleet by a Quebec vendor. The transaction was made by means of Globocam.
“Globocam supported Simard Transport all through the decision-making course of. We participated in technical and operational analyses to make sure the vehicles meet their wants, supplied coaching, and assisted them within the subsidy utility course of,” stated Guillaume Chénard, vice-president of gross sales at Globocam.
Cleo additionally recommended Simard for its management in decarbonizing its fleet.
“We’re delighted to collaborate with Simard Transport to supply our turnkey service and dynamic charging administration by means of our sensible platform,” stated Jeff Desruisseaux, CEO of Cleo. “Cleo’s mission is to assist fleet operators from all sectors of their profitable transition to electrification. This collaboration will drive the transformation of heavy transportation towards a sustainable future.”