Grace Removals, one of Australia’s largest providers of household removals and business relocation services, has added a Foton T5 EV as Australia’s first fully electric removals truck to its household moving vehicle fleet.
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“We are incredibly proud to be at the forefront of this exciting transition,” Grace Group of Companies managing director Craig Page said.
“Our new electric truck represents a significant milestone in our ongoing journey towards sustainable operations.
“It’s more than just a new vehicle; it’s our commitment to our clients and the planet.”
The arrival of the first electric removal truck marks the beginning of Grace’s comprehensive plan to introduce electric trucks and small vans, complemented by high-capacity solar-generated charging infrastructure across all its Australian capital city branch locations within the next two years.
race Removals’ transition to electric vehicles aligns with the global trend towards sustainable transportation, with the electric truck market projected to expand to 2.8 million units by 2030, according to the Global Electric Vehicle Outlook 2022.
Set for use in the busy Sydney metropolitan area, the Foton T5 EV is perfectly suited to the rigours of stop-start urban deliveries.
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The Foton T5 EV comes as standard with a fully loaded range of 180km, with the supported DC fast charging seeing the drive batteries replenished in only 1.5 hours, or 7.2 hours for overnight charging via the onboard 11kW AC system.