Asda has launched a fleet of electric vehicles designed to increase the capacity of its online delivery and click-and-collect services as it continues to help feed the nation.
The grocer said it would be launching the electric vehicles from 48 stores to boost its online home delivery services, as Asda seeks to meet the increased demand for delivery during the coronavirus pandemic.
The retailer said the vehicles would also be used at stores to ferry goods to click-and-collect lockers, in turn freeing up delivery vans for home deliveries.
The vans can be charged on-site, have a 65km single-charge range and will cover 6km-8km delivery zones each day.
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