DHL, Official Logistics Partner to Formula E, Offers New Yorkers Free Zero-Emission Rides to Promote Sustainability

DHL, the Official Logistics Partner of Formula E, is offering New
Yorkers a free eShuttle service from key locations across Manhattan
through Friday in an effort to reinforce the global logistics company’s
commitment to drive progress in sustainability and e-mobility. DHL
teamed up with Nissan ahead of the 2018 Qatar Airways New York City
E-Prix to roll out a fleet of Nissan Leafs that is available for the
public to take free zero-emission rides.

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A fleet of 13 Nissan Leafs is available for the eShuttle service until Friday. New Yorkers can get free rides on the electric vehicles from the eShuttle station on Fifth Avenue between 8th and 9th Streets, and can go as far as south as 8th Street and north to 57th Street. (Photo: Business Wire)

DHL has set an ambitious climate protection target to reduce
logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050. Reducing and eventually
eliminating carbon emissions is a shared ambition with Bill de Blasio,
the mayor of New York City, who would like to see the city cut gas
emissions from its vehicle fleet in half by 2025 and 80 percent by 2035.

The DHL partnership with Formula E was born out of a shared commitment
to drive e-mobility; which is already a key part of logistics in cities
such as New York City and supports the company’s interim goal to operate
70% of its first and last mile services with clean pick-up and delivery
solutions by 2025.

The DHL eShuttle service, which started July 11, continues today July 12
from Fifth Avenue between East 26th and East 27th
Streets, and will end on July 13 stationed on Fifth Avenue between 8th
and 9th Streets. The eShuttle can take New Yorkers to
locations as far south as 8th Street and north to 57th
Street. The service is open to the public who download the DHL Mobility
Quest app. The app uses augmented technology to allow users to discover
DHL’s solutions for future mobility and smart logistics while exploring
the streets of New York City.

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