Einride Enables the Switch to Sustainable Freight in the UK
Einride, a freight mobility company that provides digital, electric and autonomous technology, today announces the expansion of its operations into the United Kingdom. This marks a pivotal moment for the UK, where around 1.4 billion tonnes of goods are transported around the country by road each year, and where road haulage is responsible for over 20% of domestic carbon emissions. The UK Department for Transport is currently looking to build a sustainable future of freight, where goods are moved through cost-efficient, reliable, resilient, seamless and net zero means – a vision that Einride shares.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230418006107/en/
Einride launches in the UK (Photo: Business Wire)
Putting the UK on the fast track towards net zero goal
Through an ecosystem of products including the intelligent platform Einride Saga, electric and autonomous fleets, charging infrastructure and connectivity networks, Einride will provide the UK with a new and sustainable end-to-end road freight solution. With these technologies, Einride will establish a regional freight mobility grid along the M1, M5 and M6 between the major metropolitan cities of London, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. The starting point will be the Midlands’ ‘golden logistics triangle,’ which lies within four hours’ drive of 90% of the British population and contains a significant share of the country’s logistics and warehousing facilities.
“The UK has always been at the forefront of transport history. The efficient and innovative movement of goods has consistently been integral to the growth and prosperity of the UK, with the British pioneering both the railway system and canal networks,” said Robert Falck, Founder and CEO of Einride. “We’re honoured to be here, teaming up with local partners to further establish the UK as a transport pioneer and ultimately help the country meet its net zero goals.”
First commercial partnership with PepsiCo’s Walkers brand
Einride’s first commercial partner in the UK, PepsiCo, will have an initial deployment using Einride connected electric trucks between its Walkers manufacturing sites in Leicester and Coventry. Over the three-year partnership, the truck fleet, powered by Einride’s intelligent Saga platform, will cover more than 750,000 miles previously powered by fossil-fuels, reducing the equivalent of over 1,600 tonnes of CO2 emissions.
“At PepsiCo, we are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our business, with a goal of reaching net zero emissions by 2040 as part of our PepsiCo Positive agenda,” said Archana Jagannathan, Head of Sustainability, PepsiCo UK. “Our partnership with Einride is a small yet important step towards that ambition, one that will help us drive meaningful progress in sustainable transport. With this initial deployment, we’re looking forward to better understanding the potential role electric trucks can play in our transport operations.”
Grids accelerate access to electrification
As in other markets, Einride’s UK freight ecosystem will operate on a grid that is planned, optimised and monitored through the Einride Saga platform. The grid concept simplifies freight management over long distances and removes inefficiencies that are otherwise typical for the industry, with smart handovers meaning goods don’t have to be delayed due to battery recharges or a change in driver. Einride takes overall responsibility for all logistical touchpoints, from intelligent software to reliable charging infrastructure and maintenance services, to provide a holistic and high quality service.
Einride plans to establish a vast network of partners as it expands further into the UK and Ireland, connecting additional shippers and operators which will enable cost-efficient scaling of the grid together with increased emission savings. Once a critical mass of transportation volumes is established, the expansion of the grid will be further supported by algorithmic optimisation provided by Einride Saga and by introducing human-led autonomous technologies such as Einride’s heavy duty, cabless trucks which are monitored by a remote operator.
Today’s launch follows Einride’s 2022 expansion into Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Norway. The company is the leading operator of heavy-duty electric freight in Sweden and the US, and across its markets, Einride operates fleets for industry giants such as Maersk, AB InBev, Lidl and GE Appliances, a Haier company. Since electrifying their road freight with Einride, partners have seen an up to 95% decrease in CO2 emissions while remaining cost competitive.
Einride designs, develops and deploys technologies for freight mobility. By building grids powered by a first-of-its-kind ecosystem — the intelligent platform Einride Saga, electric and autonomous fleets, charging infrastructure and connectivity networks — a resilient, cost-effective shipping future is unlocked. Founded in 2016, Einride became the first company in the world to deploy an autonomous, electric vehicle on a public road in 2019 and became the first company to receive approval to operate the vehicle on a US public road in 2022. For more information, please visit einride.tech.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230418006107/en/
Maja Ruhbach, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Business Wire
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Wemade’s MMORPG MIR M Reveals New Content ‘Monster Dungeon’30.5.2023 16:00:00 EEST | Press release
Wemade's MMORPG MIR M: Vanguard and Vagabond showcased new content, "Monster Dungeon," on May 30th. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230530005249/en/ MIR M reveals new “Monster Invasion” content on May 30. (Graphic: Wemade) Users can obtain the "Demonic Stones" of field monsters they have defeated. Each "Demonic Stone" can be used to summon that monster in Monster Dungeon. By defeating all summoned monsters, users can obtain "Essence" items as rewards. "Essence" items can be registered to the Monster Codex to increase character stats. MIR M will be holding the event "Grand Operation Defeat Giant Scarecrow" until the update on June 13th. Users can defeat the Giant Scarecrow that appears in the Ginkgo Valley area to obtain gifts such as "Giant Scarecrow Raid Chests" and "Giant Scarecrow Demonic Stones." By using "Giant Scarecrow Demonic Stones," users can obtain Demonic Stones that can be used to summon boss mons
Q4 Inc. Set to Transform IR Effectiveness with Generative AI on the Q4 Platform30.5.2023 14:30:00 EEST | Press release
Q4 Inc. (TSX: QFOR) (“Q4” or “the Company”), the leading capital markets access platform, is excited to announce progress on pioneering generative artificial intelligence (“AI”) that is purpose built for Investor Relations (“IR”) effectiveness to help automate common tasks and accelerate decision making. By combining AI with the industry’s only end-to-end IR platform, IROs will be able to find insights exclusive to them built on a pool of their own proprietary program data and capital markets data aggregated on the Q4 Platform. “We are embarking on one of the most exciting product cycles in our history,” remarked Darrell Heaps, Founder and CEO of Q4. “Our offerings will unlock tremendous new opportunities for our clients to benefit from the unmatched richness and scale of our proprietary data with the integration of generative AI. The result for clients will simply be effective investor relations and better insights for our investment banking and equity capital markets clients.” In the
Kinaxis RapidResponse Available on Google Cloud Marketplace30.5.2023 14:00:00 EEST | Press release
Kinaxis ® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, announced today announced that the market’s leading supply chain management solution, Kinaxis RapidResponse® is available on Google Cloud and in the Marketplace. RapidResponse supports key business processes such as demand and supply planning, integrated business planning, sales and operations planning (S&OP) and inventory management, and delivers end-to-end transparency with its control tower capabilities. Concurrent planning breaks down organizational silos, unifies disparate data under a single all-inclusive data model, and codifies business-wide trust through the continuous alignment of everyone and everything across a company’s end-to-end supply chain. “We’re pleased the Kinaxis platform is now available on Google Cloud,” said Dai Vu, Managing Director, Cloud Marketplace & ISV GTM Initiatives at Google Cloud. “Customers can deploy Kinaxis via the Google Cloud
New Clinical Data on Vuse Illustrates Beneficial Public Health Impact of Tobacco Harm Reduction30.5.2023 13:00:00 EEST | Press release
New results from one of the largest ever vapour product studies, which analysed BAT’s flagship vapour brand Vuse, have been published in the journal of Internal and Emergency Medicine (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11739-023-03294-9). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230530005321/en/ One of the largest ever vapour product studies compared clinical measurements from exclusive Vuse consumers with smokers (Graphic: Business Wire) The study compared clinical measurements from exclusive Vuse consumers with smokers. The results of the study show that participating Vuse consumers had favourable differences in biomarkers of exposure (BoE) and biomarkers of potential harm (BoPH) relevant to smoking-related diseases when compared to smokers. Vuse users have shown significantly lower biomarkers of exposure for priority cigarette smoke toxicants as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO)iii. The data al
Quectel 5G RG620T modules based on MediaTek T830 gain global certifications to help drive FWA app deployment30.5.2023 13:00:00 EEST | Press release
Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global IoT solutions provider, today announces that its 5G New Radio (NR) modules series, the RG620T has received FCC/ IC/ CE and RCM certifications. The RG620T series is the first 5G module based on the MediaTek T830 System-on-Chip (SoC) to receive all these certifications. The certifications will enable customers to efficiently deploy their 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) devices around the globe. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230530005071/en/ Quectel 5G RG620T modules based on MediaTek T830 gain global certifications to help drive FWA app deployment (Graphic: Business Wire) The RG620T delivers an extensive range of cutting-edge features including ultra-high 5G data speeds, quad-core A55 CPU, the latest Wi-Fi 7 connection as well as a series of innovations in antenna frequency band design, flash memory and QuecOpen, making it an ideal solution for the FWA market which demands h
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom