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Date: July 4, 2024
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By Lucila de los Santos
Latin America

Last mile: these are the 15 companies betting on “electric delivery fleets” in Mexico

Electromobility in Mexico is booming, especially in the last-mile delivery sector. Which companies are driving this transition to electric vehicles?
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Companies delivering products like bread, soft drinks, or beer have launched programs to electrify their fleets, aiming to decarbonize in the coming years.

Opting for electric vehicles not only reduces carbon emissions but also reflects a strong commitment to sustainability and innovation.

Here’s a look at the last-mile eMobility projects in Mexico.


To start, Amazon launched an innovative plan for the last mile, using drones and Rivian electric vans equipped with advanced technology.

These vans gather data on traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, and speed limits, optimizing their routes and minimizing environmental impact.

Julio Valle, Head of Sustainability Operations at Amazon Mexico, highlighted their efforts to drive a circular economy by reducing additional packaging, recycling plastics, and using 100 per cent renewable energy.

The company aims to have 100 per cent of its energy supply renewable by 2025 and a fully renewable-powered fleet by 2040.


Simultaneously, Grupo Bimbo, the largest baking company, is advancing its “For Nature” strategy towards zero emissions by 2050, with a 50 per cent reduction in direct and indirect emissions by 2030.

Bimbo renewed its fleet, replacing fossil fuel vehicles with electric and hybrid ones.

Currently, it has 20 ecological sales centres in Mexico and planned to double its fleet of 1,186 electric vehicles to 2,508 during 2023.

This includes 1,001 Vekstar Stellar vans, 300 JAC e10x vehicles, 15 Scania trucks, and 6 BYD tractor-trailers, all powered by 100 per cent renewable electric energy.


Carryt, a logistics startup in Colombia and Mexico, delivers to end consumers with BYD electric vehicles, ranging from small vans to scooters, emphasizing their commitment to sustainability and reducing pollutants.

Their growth, aimed at accelerating the transition in Mexico, demonstrates how private companies can lead the way, setting a strong path towards innovation and environmental responsibility.


DHL Express Mexico recently acquired a new fleet of electric vehicles as part of its strategy to achieve zero emissions by 2050.

This initiative will reduce 1.5 kilotonnes of CO2, with SPEC van-type vans having a range of up to 170 km and a load capacity of two tonnes, primarily serving sectors such as Healthcare, Retail, Consumer Goods, and Technology.


Estafeta invested 42 million Mexican pesos in acquiring 35 electric vehicles as part of their fleet electrification project, in collaboration with the Asian giant BYD.

Together with Element and BYD, Estafeta aims to advance towards energy transition and more sustainable logistics.


Meanwhile, FedEx Express added segments to its fleet in Latin America with BrightDrop units.

The company anticipates that 50 per cent of its collection vehicles will be electric by 2025 and 100% by 2030, using the BrightDrop EV600 electric van from General Motors.

Grupo Mondelo

In 2021, Grupo Modelo introduced its first fleet of 21-ton electric trucks and 15 BYD forklifts.

Recently, in collaboration with Evolectric, they converted a diesel truck into a fully operational electric vehicle, which travelled over 5,000 kilometres with notable efficiency of 1.5 km per kilowatt-hour.


Heineken committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030, incorporating electric trucks into their distribution chain.

In the initial stage, Heineken Mexico will reduce the equivalent of 29.35 tonnes of CO2 annually, representing a 52% decrease in emissions generated by fuel use.

The new trucks, developed by BYD, feature a fast-charging system of three to four hours for a range of up to 165 km.

The brewery aims to have a 100 per cent electric fleet, renewing its units to supply consumers from its distribution centres (CEDIS), strengthening its commitment to environmental care.


Idealease de Mexico, dedicated to renting cargo units, announced the availability of electric units for their clients in partnership with Kenworth, responding to the growing demand for sustainable transport solutions.


On the other hand, iMile, the international logistics company, is implementing a program to reduce carbon emissions in its operations in Mexico and Brazil, using a fleet of electric vehicles from JAC Motors to support e-commerce.

Mercado Libre

One of Mercado Libre’s major milestones during 2023 was expanding its sustainable logistics by quadrupling its electric fleet in Mexico, reaching 900 units.

This achievement makes their fleet one of the largest in Latin America.

Additionally, the company accelerated the energy transition of its operations, with 28% of its energy consumption in the country coming from renewable sources.


Meanwhile, PepsiCo is carrying out a pilot project to electrify its fleet, aiming to complete the transition in ten years.

Alongside Evergo Mexico, they implemented advanced charging infrastructure and fleet management systems to optimize efficiency and reduce emissions.


Sigma, the prominent food company, started a pilot program in Mexico with 19 electric distribution vehicles in collaboration with BYD.

They also incorporated FOTON electric trucks, including nine S3 models with a load capacity of over three tonnes.


The multinational signed an agreement with Canoo to acquire 4,500 electric delivery vehicles as part of its strategy to reduce emissions and move towards a more sustainable future.

Additionally, its locations in Mexico and Central America are working on sustainable mobility solutions for heavy transport from their distribution centres.


Meanwhile, 99minutos, a last-mile logistics company, in partnership with JAC, Evergo, and Element Fleet Management Mexico, introduced a new “green” fleet with 25 electric units for routes in Mexico City and the State of Mexico in 2023.

This move marks the first acquisition with JAC, aiming to electrify 100 per cent of their proprietary fleet.

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