Electra Commercial Vehicles Announces Partnership with Fluid Transfer Europe to Deliver Electric and Hydrogen Trucks for Sustainable Airport Operations in France and Europe

 Electra Commercial Vehicles, a leading innovator in electric and hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle technology, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Fluid Transfer Europe, a prominent French aircraft refuelling solutions provider. This collaboration grants Fluid Transfer Europe distribution rights to introduce Electra’s full range of electric trucks across French airport operations, with broader European expansion planned.

Electra: A Leader in Sustainable Transportation

Electra Commercial Vehicles has established itself as a pioneer in the electric vehicle industry. We offer a comprehensive range of electric trucks, from 7.5 tonnes to 32 tonnes, designed to cater to diverse applications where traditional battery electric vehicles (BeVs) may fall short. Our collaborative approach leverages glider chassis from leading OEMs like Mercedes-Benz, Iveco, Isuzu, and Dennis Eagle, allowing us to create bespoke electric vehicles that prioritize performance and efficiency.

A Shared Vision for a Greener Future

This partnership marks a significant step forward in fostering sustainable transportation solutions for airports in France and beyond. Fluid Transfer Europe’s 29 years of experience in the aviation industry, coupled with their established presence within France, positions them perfectly to introduce and support the adoption of Electra’s innovative electric and hydrogen truck technology in airport settings.

Stéphane Hecky, General Manager of Fluid Transfer Europe, expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration: “We are thrilled to partner with Electra Commercial Vehicles and bring their entire portfolio of electric and hydrogen trucks to French airport operations. This partnership represents a critical milestone in our commitment to providing sustainable mobility solutions and facilitating the transition towards greener airports.”

Benjamin Smith, Managing Director of Electra Commercial Vehicles, highlighted the strategic value of the partnership: “Fluid Transfer Europe’s expertise and established presence as an aircraft refuelling solutions provider make them an ideal partner for Electra. Together, we aim to make a substantial impact on airport operations by offering a range of robust and innovative electric and hydrogen truck solutions that prioritize both performance and sustainability.”

Electra’s electric and hydrogen-powered trucks offer compelling advantages for airport operations:

  • Zero Emissions: These vehicles contribute to cleaner air quality around airports.
  • Reduced Operating Costs: Lower fuel and maintenance expenses compared to traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles.
  • Versatility and Reliability: Designed to handle various airport tasks effectively, including baggage handling, cargo transportation, and ground support services.

A Partnership for a Sustainable Future

As the demand for sustainable solutions in airport logistics continues to rise, this collaboration between Fluid Transfer Europe and Electra Commercial Vehicles positions them to address the evolving needs of the aviation industry.

“Fluid Transfer Europe’s expertise and established presence as an aircraft refuelling solutions provider make them an ideal partner for Electra. Together, we aim to make a substantial impact on airport operations by offering a range of robust and innovative electric and hydrogen truck solutions that prioritize both performance and sustainability.”

Benjamin Smith - Managing Director

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