Nissan Will Use Battery Electric Trucks from Nikola and Kenworth to Deliver New Vehicles to Dealers in Los Angeles

Nissan BEV trucks 

Nissan Motor Corporation will now be using battery electric vehicles (BEV) heavy-duty trucks to deliver new vehicles. These BEVs will be two Class 8 trucks from Nikola and Kenworth. The new vehicles in these EVs will be delivered from the Port of Los Angeles, State of California the USA to various dealerships in the region. Nissan is a major Japanese multinational manufacturer of automobiles.

The first dealership deliveries using Nissan BEV trucks will be to the Downey Nissan in California. The delivery will include the 2023 Ariya which is an all-new all-electric crossover from Nissan. Ariya is a blend of cutting-edge design and the latest in technology from Nissan. Ariya FWD trims are available for sale, however, the deliveries of e-4ORCE AWD trims will commence in just the coming months.

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The program of using EV trucks for the delivery of new vehicles is being run in collaboration with Avant-Garde Auto Logistics LLC. Avant-Garde is a woman-owned Logistics company.

Nikola and Kenworth 

Nikola and Kenworth are Two major manufacturers of electric heavy-duty trucks. Each will provide electric trucks to pull traditional car haulers. Nikola Corporation is an American heavy-duty commercial battery EV and fuel-cell EV manufacturer. The company is also in energy solutions. Kenworth Truck Company Founded in 1923 is also an American manufacturer of heavy and medium-duty commercial trucks. 


It is good to share that Nissan will also collaborate with the present logistics partner Wallenius Wilhelmsen for the setting up of a charging solution to be used by electric trucks delivering new vehicles from the Port of Los Angeles to dealerships.

The use of BEV trucks to deliver new vehicles is an important milestone toward carbon neutrality. The project will support Nissan and its partners in better understanding the use of all-electric trucks not only for vehicle delivery but for a variety of logistics uses. After the initial trial, Nissan will deploy more electric trucks in the Los Angeles area. Nissan aims for 40% of its U.S.A. sales to be electric by 2030 and wishes to make this sale even more electrified.

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