5,000 StreetScooters in service at Deutsche Post DHL Group
Deutsche Post DHL Group has announced that it now has 5,000 StreetScooters in service delivering post and parcels.In a statement issued today (28 November), the company said that it had set a target of having 5,000 of the electric vehicles on the streets by the end of this year – so it is more than a month ahead of schedule.
In addition to the 3,700 StreetScooter WORK and 1,300 WORK L models, there are around 10,500 pedelecs operating as part of the Post – eCommerce – Parcel division’s electric fleet. Of those, 1,300 e-bikes and 900 e-trikes are from StreetScooter, and their numbers continue to increase.
Accompanying the gradual expansion of its fleet of electric vehicles, Deutsche Post DHL Group has also expanded its charging station infrastructure nationwide.
“It all started in 2012 with a big idea,” said Jürgen Gerdes, CEO of the Post – eCommerce – Parcel division at Deutsche Post DHL Group. “Today, after 13.5m kilometres driven we’ve proven that StreetScooter works. It’s working quite well, in fact – not only for the Group, but for customers outside the logistics industry in Germany and other European countries. Emission-free mobility has arrived and it’s here to stay!””