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Kluger adds Canada’s first Peterbilt 579 EV model

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Kruger Energy announced that it has purchased two Class 8 model 579 EV trucks from Peterbilt Motors Co. This is the first vehicle sold by a truck maker in Canada.

By the end of this year, new trucks will be in operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to carry goods between Kluger facilities in Quebec, according to a Montreal-based company that specializes in the development and management of renewable energy power plants. To do.

Kluger reported that it expects to reduce 380 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually by using two trucks. This is equivalent to removing about 90 passenger cars from the road.

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The company plans to collect data from the batteries of electric trucks to further expand its energy storage expertise, which is essential for the development of renewable energy.

Kruger’s Chief Operating Officer, Jean-Roy, said: Energy said in the release.

Peterbilt is a unit of Paccar Inc.

Kruger Inc. Kruger Energy, a division, manages and operates 42 production sites throughout North America. — Transport topic

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