The USD 38.7 million Ryder/SANBAG project is part of a public/private partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy, the California Energy Commission, the Southern California Association of Governments Clean Cities Coalition, and Ryder System, Inc. The project includes 202 heavy duty natural gas vehicles, upgrades to three maintenance facilities for the proper servicing of natural gas vehicles, and the construction of two fueling stations.
Fresh & Easy operates 176 grocery stores in California, Arizona and Nevada and relies on a total fleet of 71 vehicles managed by Ryder to support store deliveries from its Riverside, California distribution center. sexprice.ch The first 15 CNG vehicles were delivered to Fresh & Easy in July and the balance will be delivered in October.
“We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment, and incorporating natural gas vehicles into our fleet is a natural step to help us reduce emissions even further,” said Fresh & Easy CEO Tim Mason. “Ryder has been an excellent partner in this effort, supporting our efforts to save our customers money and to be a good neighbor.”
Source: Ryder System, Inc.