Media Event: Albertsons Makes Nation’s First 100% Zero-Emission Refrigerated Grocery Delivery

Albertsons Companies paired a Volvo VNR Electric with an electric-powered transport refrigeration unit to make the first commercial 100% zero-emission grocery delivery with a Class 8 truck in the country. The inaugural delivery took place on Friday, May 28, at an Albertsons LEED-certified store in Irvine, California. Event speakers included: Tim Burke, Vice President of Transportation, Albertsons Cos; Dee Dee Myers, Senior Advisor and Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz); Gideon Kracov, Board Member, California Air Resources Board; Lisa Bartlett, Orange County Supervisor and South Coast Air Quality Management District Governing Board Member; and Christina Ameigh, Regional Vice President of Sales – West, Volvo Trucks North America.

On May 28, 2021, Albertsons Companies paired a Volvo VNR Electric with an electric-powered transport refrigeration unit to make the first commercial 100% zero-emission grocery delivery with a Class 8 truck in the country.