LAX Takes Delivery of First Heavy-Duty Electric Truck as Airport Transitions to All-Electric Fleet

December 21, 2022

LOS ANGELES — December 20, 2022 -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is proud to announce the arrival of its first heavy-duty battery-electric vehicle, marking a significant step in the airport's transition to a fully electric fleet. The Class 8 Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicle (BEV) semi-style tractor will be used to move paving equipment, transport construction materials and pull other heavy equipment at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) worksites. This also is the first zero-emission Class 8 tractor in the City of Los Angeles municipal fleet. Currently, 41% of LAWA's fleet is powered by alternative fuel, including 120 electric vehicle sedans, 20 articulating electric airfield buses and the addition of the heavy-duty Nikola Tre BEV. Click here for B-roll of the Nikola Tre BEV being delivered to LAWA.

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