Domino's is rolling out a fleet of 800 Chevy Bolt EVs to help deliver pizzas. See what they'll look like.

  • Domino's is rolling out electric delivery vehicles beginning in November 2022.

  • The Chevy Bolt lineup will help attract delivery drivers who don't have cars of their own.

  • The 2023 Chevy Bolt has a range of 259 miles, and it's "the future of Domino's electrified deliveries," the chain said.

The Chevrolet Bolt is an electric vehicle with a 259 mile range per charge.

Domino's says EVs provide several advantages for the chain, including avoiding high gas prices and having lower maintenance costs than traditional vehicles.

They're also a way for Domino's to expand the pool of potential delivery drivers to applicants who don't have a car of their own, Domino's said.

Having more delivery drivers is key to the company's business, and a shortage of drivers caused sales to slump in 2021.

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The chain even offered "tips" for customers who picked up online orders to entice them to skip delivery.

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All of the EVs will be wrapped in custom Domino's branding.

"Domino's has always been on the cutting edge of pizza delivery and electric delivery cars make sense as vehicle technology continues to evolve," Domino's CEO Russell Weiner said in a press release.

The pizza chain has experimented with alternative delivery methods in the past, including autonomous delivery robots.

Domino's already uses electric bikes and scooters in 24 international markets, the company said.

The first 100 EV delivery cars will roll out by the end of November.

They will be making deliveries at both franchise and corporate stores across the US.

Domino's also created an interactive map to show where the EVs are active, and where they're planned to go.

Michigan, where Domino's is based, has 12 electric vehicles on the road as of November 21, with 93 planned by the end of 2023.

"We're excited that Domino's has chosen the Chevrolet Bolt EV to build their electric pizza delivery fleet in the US. Both companies are committed to bettering our environment," vice president of GM Fleet Ed Peper said in a statement.

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