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Einride and Electrolux enter innovation partnership to electrify transports

2021.02.22

Stockholm, Sweden - Tech transport company Einride and one of the global appliance leaders, Electrolux, announce a strategic partnership to electrify transports, with operations starting in Q2 of this year. The partnership will within the first three years save hundreds of tonnes of CO2, compared to diesel freight. It also signifies a crucial first step for two companies deeply invested in technological innovation and sustainability.

For Electrolux, the deal represents a commitment to reduce environmental impact and eventually also cost by adopting cutting-edge technologies throughout the supply chain to improve efficiency. For Einride it’s an opportunity to grow with and learn from a global leader in manufacturing and supply chain.

“Sustainability is central for us at Electrolux, and we have a strong interest in reducing our impact in every facet of the business, especially transport. By partnering with Einride to introduce electric, and with an ambition to add autonomous technology to our supply chain, we’re staying ahead of the curve for the short- and long-term,” said Anders Linnarsson, Head of Electrolux Logistics AB.

Einride Electrolux Anders Jonas

The partnership will start with electric transport services in Sweden by the spring of 2021 by incorporating digitally connected electric trucks. Future possible expansions of the partnership contain Autonomous Electric Transport (AET) in the form of the Einride autonomous vehicle, the world’s first autonomous, electric heavy transport to operate without a driver on a public road. The operation is coordinated and scaled up with Einride’s freight mobility platform, which includes dedicated shipper and carrier portals with real time updates and detailed sustainability reporting, as well as information for further implementation of electric and autonomous freight.

“To further develop and scale our groundbreaking freight mobility solutions, it is crucial to partner with like-minded organizations, those that hold sustainability and technological development as core values. Electrolux has a long history of improving our home lives and we look forward to driving the change to a better future of freight together,” said Jonas Hernlund, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Einride.

About Einride

Einride is a Swedish technology company that develops and provides freight mobility solutions based on electric and autonomous vehicles, leading the transition to sustainable transport. It was founded in 2016 by Robert Falck, Linnéa Kornehed and Filip Lilja, and became the world’s first company to operate an autonomous, all-electric freight vehicle on a commercial route on a public road with its groundbreaking autonomous vehicle. Today, Einride operates the largest fleet of electric trucks in Europe with major multinational partners, and recently set a speed record with the autonomous vehicle at the Top Gear track in the U.K. For more information visit https://www.einride.tech/press or reach out to press@einride.tech.

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