Mountain Mike’s order makes the sixth meals supply fleet buyer for ElectraMeccanica. The car gives house for about 15 pizza bins.
Picture: ElectraMeccanica/Mountain Mike’s
ElectraMeccanica Autos Corp. introduced on Feb. 23 an preliminary fleet buy of 20 SOLO Cargo EVs from Mountain Mike’s Pizza, a regional pizza chain headquartered in Northern California, with greater than 200 eating places throughout California, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah.
Phillip Dade, proprietor of Pelican Meals Ideas and multi unit franchisee of Mountain Mike’s Pizza in Arizona and Utah, expects to have 65 open areas all through the 2 states over the following 12 months, in keeping with a information launch, which additionally famous the chance for Mountain Mike’s to decrease total pizza supply prices.
“We’re really excited to be one of many first clients to order over 20 SOLO Cargo items. It simply is smart for our enterprise wants and our food-delivery mannequin,” mentioned Dade. “Earlier than the SOLO, there have been only a few choices for eating places to develop into worthwhile within the supply house, however the SOLO Cargo is altering all of that. This EV will match our sustainability objectives and guarantee end-customer satisfaction, all whereas maximizing our income and backside line.”
The SOLO Cargo permits house for about 15 customary pizza bins in its 11.8 cubic toes trunk and operates at a mean price of 30 cents per mile, creating a super value level out there, in keeping with the discharge. The announcement notes this might change meals supply house conduct and optimize eating places seeking to transition to in-house deliveries or people searching for a low-cost different to drive for third-party supply apps.
ElectraMeccanica says the SOLO Cargo operates at a mean price of 30 cents per mile.
Other than potential price financial savings, ElectraMeccanica says the autos helps companies seeking to scale back their carbon footprint by transitioning to an electrical and downgrade their outsized conventional gas-powered fleet autos.
“Mountain Mike’s is a good instance of the right use case for our modern SOLO Cargo EV in fleet functions,” Kevin Pavlov, CEO of ElectraMeccanica, mentioned. “The food-delivery house is rising quickly, and an answer that permits companies to be worthwhile in meals supply was nearly non-existent. The SOLO Cargo EV instantly addresses the rising want for a scalable supply answer whereas additionally permitting companies and eating places to attain profitability in meals supply, a real differentiator for our clients.”
Mountain Mike’s SOLO Cargo order marks the sixth fleet buyer for ElectraMeccanica within the meals supply house.
Initially posted on Fleet Forward