 Swiss Post and Austrian Post announce move to fully electric fleets by 2030  Automakers urged to ramp up investment in electric vehicles as they gather at Geneva Motor Show  International energy utilities EDP Energias de Portugal and Meridian Energy also commit to 100% electric fleets by 2030

Geneva, Switzerland:  The need for the auto industry to speed up the switch to electric vehicles increased further today, as national postal companies Swiss Post and Austrian Post committed to electrify their delivery fleets by 2030.

The national flagship companies – delivering daily postal services to millions of customers in Austria and Switzerland – have joined the global electric vehicles initiative EV100 which aims to make electric transport ‘the new normal’ by 2030.  

EV100 is led by The Climate Group, the international non-profit focused on accelerating climate action. Other new members announced today are Portugal’s EDP and New Zealand’s Meridian Energy.

Together, the four companies will switch 22,000 fossil-fuel vehicles to electric. With two out of three new cars in Europe being sold to the private sector, business commitments to electric vehicles send a clear signal of demand for EVs to automakers.

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Source: The Climate Group