Loblaw says it ordered 25 Tesla electric trucks, wants fully electric fleet by 2030

Canadian grocery chain Loblaw Cos has placed an order for 25 of Tesla Inc’s new electric heavy duty trucks, a Loblaw spokeswoman said in a statement sent by email.

Tesla unveiled the trucks, expected to begin production in 2019, on Thursday.

The order furthers Loblaw’s goal of having a fully electric corporate fleet by 2030, the spokeswoman, Catherine Thomas, said. She did not disclose the cost of the trucks.

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