Leading global foodservice distribution company Sysco Corporation and Daimler Truck North America have announced a Letter of Intent to deploy up to nearly 800 battery electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors serving Sysco customers by 2026. The first eCascadia delivery is expected to arrive at Sysco’s Riverside in California site later this year.Sysco aims to power more of its tractor fleet with alternative fuels, and the deployment of Freightliner eCascadias along with refrigerated trailers will play a significant role in achieving its science-based climate goal to electrify 35 percent of its US fleet by 2030. Sysco Riverside continues to build its charging infrastructure to support additional battery electric truck deployments, including additional solar capacity.DTNA engineers, manufactures and sells zero-emission trucks (tank to wheel) that provide efficient, reliable and innovative transportation solutions for fleet companies, while benefiting the environment. The company recently unveiled its all-electric Freightliner eCascadia at the ACT Expo in Long Beach in California. The industry-leading Detroit Assurance suite of safety systems comes standard with the eCascadia to benefit fleets, drivers and fellow motorists with enhanced on-road safety.