A first order of ten electric trucks – Brossard Leasing Commences the Electrification of its Heavy-Duty Truck Fleet with GLOBOCAM and Cleo’s Turnkey Charging Service

DORVAL, QC, Oct. 4, 2023 /CNW/ – Brossard Leasing, a leader in heavy-duty vehicle rentals (trucks, trailers, etc.) in Québec, announces a major initiative to kickstart the energy transition of its commercial vehicle fleet by collaborating with Cleo, a subsidiary of Hydro-Québec specializing in customized charging management for commercial fleets, and GLOBOCAM, heavy-duty vehicle dealership and expert in electric vehicles.

“At Brossard Leasing, we believe it is our duty to be at the forefront of positive change in our industry. We are proud to be among the first Québec companies to actively participate in decarbonizing heavy transportation. Electrifying our truck fleet is a major step in this direction.”
– Jean-François Brossard, Director of Energy Technologies and Innovation at Brossard Leasing

“Our collaboration with Brossard Leasing and GLOBOCAM is a testament to the shared commitment within Québec’s transportation community to accelerate the energy transition and promote a greener economy. We take great pride in applying our charging optimization expertise to support Brossard Leasing’s mission of making electric heavy-duty trucks accessible throughout Québec.”
– Jeff Desruisseaux, CEO of Cleo

“At GLOBOCAM, we are proud to play a key role in Brossard Leasing’s initiative to electrify its commercial vehicle fleet. Our commitment to energy transition and our expertise in electric heavy-duty trucks are perfectly aligned with this sustainability vision. Together, we are paving the way for a cleaner and more efficient future in commercial transportation in Québec.”
– Guillaume Chénard, Vice President of Sales at GLOBOCAM

Project overview:

    • Acquisition of 5 Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 trucks equipped with a 438 kWh battery and equivalent to a 470 HP engine
    • Acquisition of 5 Freightliner eM2 Class 7 trucks equipped with a 291 kWh battery and equivalent to a 255 HP engine
  • Cleo
    • Smart charging management platform
    • Installation of 3 ABB Terra 184 charging stations with 180 kW capacity
    • Installation of 2 ABB DC Wallbox charging stations with 24 kW capacity
  • Location: 2190 Hymus Boulevard, Dorval, Quebec H9P 1J7

About Brossard Leasing

Founded in 1973, Brossard Leasing is the largest heavy vehicle lessor in Québec. With a team of over 150 specialists, they own a fleet of more than 3,600 vehicles.