Asda rolls out electric vehicle fleet in a bid to boost online capacity

Asda has rolled out a fleet of electric vehicle in a bid to boost its online delivery capacity, amid the increasing demand on online services due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Used in 48 stores

The new fleet of electric vehicles will be used to ferry orders from stores to click-and collect points, freeing up traditional delivery vans to focus on home deliveries.

Asda electric delivery vehicle (Image: Asda)

Asda electric delivery vehicle (Image: Asda)

The initiative will enable stores to collectively ramp up the number of available click and collect slots by over 7,000 per week, to reach more than 34,000 slots.

The electric vehicles, which can be charged on-site, have a 40 miles single charge range, and are fully road-legal.

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