British electric truckmaker says agreement with Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions “will open the way for fleets to move from fossils fuels to electric”.
New stations will increase capacity by 500% to meet demand from hauliers seeking to cut carbon emissions, pollution and haulage costs.
Ford says they are “the ideal solution” for urban and extra urban operations, as it moves into the latter stages of its pilot programme with 15 fleet operators.
CoolKit, a converter of temperature-controlled panel vans, has delivered five fully-electric Renault Kangoo ZE refrigerated vehicles to Petit Forestier.
Online shopping and the trend for self-employment are among factors that are driving huge growth in the use of vans, according to a new report from Ford.
London borough adopts three LDV EV80 pure electric vans, bringing it a step closer to realising its goal of being the first authority to run a fully zero-emission fleet.
The sale of new diesel HGV lorries should be banned by 2040, a new report by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) suggests.
Sainsbury’s latest recruit Evie, a zero emission electric van, will be delivering online grocery orders in a trial to customers across central and east London.
Fleets are being urged to prepare for the introduction of the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) by checking to see if their vehicle will be subject to the charge.
Some of the UK’s largest van fleet operators – including Arval, Mitie and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets – have made the Clean Van Commitment.
City of London Corporation aims to become the first authority in the UK to run a fully electric fleet of Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCVs).
Deliveroo and electric moped rental company Elmovo are offering food delivery riders in London the ability to rent an electric moped by the hour.
Truck makers have to cut CO2 emissions by 15% for new vehicles by 2025 and 30% by 2030 but say a “shocking” lack of infrastructure is stifling the switch to alternative fuels.
One in four businesses have left it late to prepare for the launch of the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in London, says Europcar Mobility Group UK.
Co-op has launched a new online delivery service with E-cargobikes.com, which will initially be available to shoppers around Chelsea, before being rolled out to further London stores.
To achieve this, all John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose and Partners delivery trucks, trailers and vans – more than 3,200 vehicles in total - will have to be switched to zero-emissions vehicles.
The Government has been accused of ignoring the freight industry, with no mention of HGVs in its ‘Future of Mobility Urban Strategy’ report.
FTA calls for the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, to follow the approaches of Nottingham and Leeds, or risk the livelihoods of many small businesses.
The van scrappage scheme aims to help micro-businesses and charities prepare for London's 24-hour, seven-days-a week ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) from April 8.
Vivalda has adopted six new HGVs to ensure it meets emissions standards due to be introduced for London’s ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) from April 8.