Alternative propulsion commercial vehicles leader IVECO & European leader in refrigerated vehicle rental and leasing Petit Forestier Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the supply of 2,000 eDAILY chassis cabs, with delivery of the first 200 planned for 2023. The vehicles will be fitted with refrigerated bodies by bodybuilder Lecapitaine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Petit Forestier. The eDAILY refrigerated vehicles will join Petit Forestier’s extensive rental fleet, advancing its energy transition to electric propulsion.As early as 2023, Petit Forestier’s customers operating in the European Union territory, Great Britain and Switzerland will be offered priority access to rent the eDAILY. The available fleet, initially comprised of 200 vehicles, will reach a total of 2,000 by 2026.Petit Forestier’s customers will thus get access to the robustness, reliability, versatility, load capacity and performance of the Daily, which features prominently in the rental operator’s fleet. The eDAILY is its ‘electric twin’, maintaining the signature strengths of this iconic range. The eDAILY delivers a Diesel-like performance with up to 400 km autonomy in urban cycle and has a payload and towing capacity unique in the segment.Very importantly, it paves the way for full electrification in heavy-duty and vocational LCV applications with a range of electric PTOs up to 15 kW ideal for refrigeration units. The eDAILY in the refrigeration mission was extensively co-tested leveraging on Petit Forestier cold chain expertise, and is equipped with the URBAN refrigerated bodywork developed by Lecapitaine (Petit Forestier’s bodywork specialist). It enhances the ergonomics of a light vehicle while increasing its payload. Thanks to its improved weight, eco-responsible insulation and optimised aerodynamics, URBAN by Lecapitaine adds-on to the eDAILY’s energy savings performance. eDAILY and URBAN by Lecapitaine, is the perfect match for Petit Forestier’s operational, sustainability and business requirements for the benefit of its customers.