Gallery: Duane Reade Bringing Electric Delivery Vehicles to New York Ci...

The largest New York City-based chain of drug stores, Duane Reade, announced that they’ve partnered with Smith Electric Vehicles to bring zero-emissions delivery trucks to their fleet. Smith’s Newton electric delivery trucks are capable of going over 100 miles on a single overnight charge, have regenerative breaking systems, can carry 16,000 pounds of goods, and have an annual upkeep cost that is 1/3 to 1/2 less than a regular diesel truck. Move over gas guzzlers, New Yorker’s shampoo will now be delivered with a smaller carbon footprint.

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