When PepsiCo launches electric vehicles to make deliveries to clients like Walmart and Kroger., it intends to use 100 heavy-duty Tesla Semis in 2023 for the same .
According to PepsiCo Vice President Mike O’Connell, the company is buying the large trucks it ordered in 2017 “outright” and upgrading its plants. This includes installing four 750 kilowatt Tesla Inc. charging stalls at its California locations in Modesto and Sacramento. Part of the expenditures are covered by a $15.4 million state grant and a $40,000 federal subsidy per vehicle.
PepsiCo is the first business to test out Tesla Semis that are powered by batteries in an effort to lessen its environmental impact.
This news is written by Ms. Amrita Singh, Research Assistant, All India Legal Forum.