Waitrose and John Lewis unveil plan to switch to electric home deliveries

The use of the new vehicles is estimated to save more than 20,000 tonnes of CO2 every year, equivalent to the carbon footprint produced by 2,500 households

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Retail brands Waitrose and John Lewis have announced plans to increase the use of electric vans for home deliveries in a bid to speed up their journey towards the end of fossil fuels across their entire transport fleet by 2030.

Starting with a small scale trial in which three electric vans, will replace three diesel vehicles the retailer hopes to also cut noise pollution.

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