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Leading the Charge in California, Rolls Out Growing Fleet of Delivery Trucks

August 9,

California Now Home to Largest of Frito-Lay Electric Trucks

Texas — Senior from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay America division was joined by California Governor Edmund G. Jr. Matt Rodriquez, secretary of the Environmental Protection Agency and Winterbottom, chairman of the Mobile Air Pollution Reduction Review to announce the growth of Frito-Lay’s electric truck fleet. all of the vehicles are deployed by the end of 2012, will be home to 105 all-electric trucks, the largest deployment in any

Electric trucks reduce consumption, noise pollution and CO2 compared to traditional delivery By the end of this year, Frito-Lay have more than 275 trucks deployed in the U.S. Frito-Lay the largest commercial of all-electric trucks in the country. In May of year, Frito-Lay reached a of one million all-electric miles

The initial rollout of all-electric in California has already eliminated the for an estimated 50,000 gallons of and 1 million pounds of greenhouse When all 105 trucks are deployed by the end of year, Frito-Lay expects to 200,000 gallons of fuel and 4.5 million pounds of greenhouse annually in the state of California. The new trucks will operate distribution centers located California: Alameda, City of La Mirada, Manteca, San Diego, San and Torrance.

“With the continued introduction of vehicles into our fleet, continues to assert its commitment to sustainability,” said Leslie Keating, senior vice supply chain for Frito-Lay America. “Nearly 20 percent of our duty delivery trucks in the of California are slated to be transitioned to vehicles. We have seen the growth and acquisition of this technology because of the support California. It’s these and public partnerships that the momentum that alternative vehicles need to become more competitive.”

To support the of all-electric vehicles to the state of Frito-Lay received a grant the Mobile Source Air Pollution Review Committee (MSRC), in the South Coast Air Quality District. The company also funding from the California Commission and the Hybrid Truck Bus Incentive Project from Air Resources Board, administered by

“These electric vehicles we possess the capacity, technology and to make change happen,” California Governor Edmund G. Jr. “That’s the significance of today efficiency, elegance and renewable coming together for a private in partnership with state and government. It’s a great and a great milestone – and is just the of a lot of steps forward.”

In the U.S. hopes to reduce its total consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by 50 by 2020, compared to 2007 This effort supports commitments to environmental sustainability, in fuel and greenhouse gas reduction.

PepsiCo, in addition to electric the company has introduced 267 hybrid trucks and 67 compressed natural gas tractors; 176 hybrid electric and14 CNG tractors are scheduled to in California.

“Frito-Lay’s investment in cleaner, sustainable transportation serves as an example of a major U.S. making a significant public to the reduction of greenhouse gases and energy consumption,” said Winterbottom, MSRC chairman. Mobile Source Air Pollution Review Committee applauds leadership in this area.”

all of the electric trucks are fully across the U.S. Frito-Lay eliminate the need for 500,000 of fuel annually. In addition, the delivery trucks:

• Can run up to 80 miles on a charge

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• Have zero tailpipe

• Emit 75 percent less gases than diesel

• virtually silent, eliminating pollution

• Provide a long-term viable solution to traditional sources

About the Mobile Air Pollution Reduction Review

The Mobile Source Air Pollution Review Committee (MSRC) was in 1990 when Assembly AB 2766 was signed into law a $4 motor vehicle registration Thirty percent of the $4 fee or approximately $14 annually is used for programs by the MSRC. All of the programs eligible for must reduce air pollution mobile sources.

Membership of the is made up of representatives from the agencies of Riverside, Los Angeles, San and Orange County, as well as the California Association of Governments, California Rideshare, California Air Board and the South Coast Air Management District. For more please visit http://www.cleantransportationfunding.org .

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