GAUSSIN Bags Amazon Order for 329 Electric Yard Tractors
GAUSSIN NA, a fully owned subsidiary of GAUSSIN, a pioneer of clean and smart freight transport, has announced an order for 329 GAUSSIN ATM® 38T “FULL ELEC” yard tractors from Amazon.
The electric yard tractors will be used at Amazon’s US sites.
Christophe Gaussin, CEO and President of GAUSSIN Group said: “This important electric yard tractor order by Amazon represents a significant milestone for GAUSSIN’s revenue growth and global expansion.
"Amazon’s choice of GAUSSIN is a recognition of the maturity of our turn-key zero-emission solutions, and of our technical, functional, and design differentiators.
“We look forward to working with Amazon to help achieve their decarbonization goals.”
The agreement with Amazon commits to delivering the electric yard tractors to Amazon sites in the United States beginning in 2023. They will be manufactured at GAUSSIN’s facility in France, which currently has the capacity to produce 2,400 electric yard tractors per year.
The order is subject to terms and conditions, including that it is cancellable without penalty for a specified period in advance of each tractor’s scheduled delivery date.
GAUSSIN NA is also planning to open a manufacturing facility in the US in 2023 to begin transitioning to local fulfillment. A clean and flexible technology GAUSSIN vehicles are distinguished by their performance and modularity.
The ATM® tractors are capable of towing loads of up to 38 tonnes, some of which will feature drive-by-wire capabilities.
These orders represent a step towards expanding GAUSSIN’s commercial and production footprint in North America.