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A technical precedent. The first shipment of a solar powered car was delivered at Expo 2020

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Today, UPS delivered its first shipment using its solar-powered electronic car to the French Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai, pioneering use of this futuristic technology that enhances mobility and clean services globally.

The electronic car is charged by solar powered charging stations provided by the DP World pavilion, which is the first of its kind in the world as it provides innovative and sustainable solutions for charging systems, and does not need to be connected to the power grid. net.

On this occasion, Rashid Farghati, UPS Managing Director for the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent, said: “This is the first of the new generation of delivery vehicles offered by the manufacturer, Arival, and runs on solar energy stored in photovoltaic panels. . installed on the Dubai World Ports Pavilion.

He added: “We are pleased to roll out the first two models currently in service at Expo 2020 in Dubai and we are working closely with the manufacturer to improve the vehicle’s features.”

During the event, UPS will power its fleet of electric vehicles for delivery services within the show, in line with its strategy towards a low-carbon future.

Notably, UPS is the official logistics partner for Expo 2020 Dubai, which is a global platform to showcase the latest technologies and employ best practices in technology to serve humanity and important environmental issues.