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Schindler Elevator First in Industry to Use EV Light-Duty Vans

The first in its industry to announce its intent to use EV light-duty vans in the United States, Schindler Elevator Corporation of Morristown plans to implement, through its Fleet Management Company, the use of 50 2023 Canoo Lifestyle Delivery Vehicle (LDV) battery-electric vans. The company says it is committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2040. The Canoo LDV is a Class 1 BEV Utility Van.

“We understand that companies like ours play a crucial role around climate change,” says Ray Bisson,” Schindler CEO, United States. “Deploying these vehicles brings us one step closer to a low-carbon future.”

For safety and efficiency, the Canoo vehicles will be upfitted for Schindler technician use. Features include:

  • 200 + mile range
  • 1543 lb payload
  • 133 cubic feet of entirely usable cargo space
  • Eight (8) Airbags
  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) such as Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking

Schindler reports it is committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2040 through a 90% absolute reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions in scopes 1, 2, and 3 from a 2020 baseline as its long-term science-based emission reduction target, while working to neutralize its residual emissions.

Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operation of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group, a global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services founded in Switzerland in 1874. Schindler’s mobility solutions move more than 1.5 billion people every day all over the world.

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