A Domino’s franchise owner in Michigan is delivering pies in climate-friendly electric vehicles (EVs) and plans to add more EVs to his fleet by the end of the year.

In a press release, Eric Arntson, who owns seven franchise stores in western and central Michigan, said he’s “excited to lead the charge when it comes to pizza delivery.” That’s a pun by the way, referring to the installation of electric car chargers at his Domino’s locations.

Michigan utility Consumers Energy provided rebates and expertise for the installation of the chargers at the Domino’s stores in Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia, Jenison, Mount Pleasant, St. Johns and Wyoming, Michigan. The initiative is part of Consumers Energy’s effort to support clean, carbon-free transportation in Michigan.

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“Using EVs makes sense as vehicle technology continues to evolve,” Arntson said. “We’re beyond thrilled to offer electric delivery to customers and reduce our environmental impact, one delivery at a time.”

By the end of 2023, Arntson expects to have 24 electric vehicles at his seven stores, with chargers provided by Consumers Energy.

Domino’s has said it will have nearly 898 electric vehicles nationwide by the end of this year. According to the chain’s website, it currently has 616 EVs on the road.

“We are thrilled to see Domino’s Pizza take a leadership role and provide an example for others as they upgrade their fleet across Michigan with electric vehicles,” said Lauren Snyder, Consumers Energy’s vice president of customer experience. “Like other Michigan businesses, Domino’s is showing that EVs protect the planet and are a sound business decision.”

View Domino’s interactive map to see where Domino’s EVs are already making deliveries.

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