Coca-Cola test-drives Einride’s autonomous truck in Sweden

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An Einride vehicle will ferry goods between warehouses operated by Coca-Cola European Partners and Axfood, one of Sweden’s largest food retailers.

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the brand’s local bottling partner, will deploy the Einride autonomous electric transport system to its Swedish distribution network, according to a news release.

As part of a commercial pilot, an Einride vehicle will ferry goods between warehouses operated by CCEP and Axfood, one of Sweden’s leading food retailers, an Einride spokesperson told FreightWaves.

The warehouses are located in Jordbro outside Stockholm, some in fenced areas and others situated along public roads.

The partnership with CCEP will run over the next few years and explore opportunities to improve sustainability and efficiency in warehouse transport, the release said.

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Guess which company was just crowned the world’s biggest plastic polluter (Again)

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On one day in September, people from over 50 countries decided to do something about our plastic problem.

Together, they picked up almost half a million pieces of plastic garbage littering the planet. Over 40 percent of this mountain of trash was still clearly identifiable by brand, and one producer’s trash in particular was picked up much more than any other: Coca-Cola.

An audit of the 476,423 pieces of plastic waste picked up by over 70,000 volunteers on World Clean Up Day suggests that Coca-Cola is the world’s biggest plastic polluter, responsible for 11,732 of the pieces of plastic trash retrieved during the global event.

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Coca-Cola to open startup accelerators in nine countries around the world

Coca-Cola has already launched accelerators in Sydney and San Francisco.

When you think of Coca-Cola do startups come to mind?  The beverage giant has plans for accelerator programs in nine cities including Berlin and Istanbul by the end of the year.

 

 

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