The online retailer has promised to invest £300 million in modernising its fleet in an effort to lower its carbon impact. In the UK, five e-HGVs are already in operation.

The company will launch a deal worth €1 billion for more than 1,500 of the electric cars across many country of Europe.

With aspirations to have 10,000 electric delivery vans on European highways by 2025, Amazon is quickly growing its fleet of electric cars.

In a statement released on Monday, CEO Andy Jassy stated, "Deploying thousands of electric vans, long-haul trucks, and bikes will help us transition farther away from traditional fossil fuels."

The business intends to increase its 20-strong network of regional micro-mobility hubs, which enable parcel delivery on e-bikes, as part of the one billion euro ($970 million) investment.

Additionally, Amazon plans to expand its fleet of electric heavy-duty trucks (eHGVs) to 1,500 vehicles. It now runs five in the UK, but by the end of 2022, it intends to open 20 in Germany.

The business said that by spending money on "hundreds" of specialised fast chargers around Europe, its vehicles will be able to charge in about two hours.

According to Jassy, the investment will assist Amazon in achieving its goal of being net zero by 2040.

Outside of regular business hours, Insider contacted Amazon for comment, but they did not answer right away.

The e-commerce giant has made a number of recent statements on electric vehicles and climate promises, and this is the most recent.

Amazon launched the first of its electric delivery van fleet in the US in July. By 2030, the business hopes to have 100,000 vehicles produced in Rivian on US highways.

In Europe, the firm has 3,000 electric delivery vehicles. It isn't the only business making significant bets on electric delivery cars.

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