Electric Vehicles Could Deliver Your Walmart Groceries in 2023

By: The Trend Wire

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By 2023, Walmart might transport groceries in all-electric trucks. The retailer signed a deal with Canoo to buy 4,500 EVs with the option to buy 10,000, the firms said Tuesday.

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Walmart plans to start employing Canoo Lifestyle Delivery Vehicles to transport online orders in 2023

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as part of their ambition to reach zero emissions by 2040. However, early deliveries will begin in Dallas-Fort Worth in the coming weeks.

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"We're excited to diversify our last mile delivery fleet with Canoo's unique all-electric technology," said Walmart's senior vice president of innovation and automation

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"By expanding our last mile delivery fleet sustainably, we can offer customers and Walmart Plus members additional same-day deliveries at affordable costs."

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The purchase comes as Walmart expands its InHome delivery service and other delivery options to better serve customers. Before launching its drone delivery service in May

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Walmart reserved 5,000 BrightDrop electric delivery trucks in January to accommodate InHome deliveries as early as 2023.