Volta Trucks has confirmed that the first Volta Zero vehicles will be manufactured in Steyr, Austria, by Steyr Automotive, formerly MAN Truck and Bus Austria.
Maxus is partnering with Geotab reseller Levl to include telematics in every new electric vehicle produced by the van manufacturer.
Citroen and Peugeot have revealed pricing and specifications for their new compact electric vans, as both brands begin to accept orders for the vehicles.
Toyota has unveiled a commercial variant of its Corolla Touring Sports hybrid estate car.
Ford’s all-electric E-Transit has started customer trials with major European fleets ahead of volume launch in spring 2022.
The £1.6m trial, led by Flexible Power Systems in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council and Heriot-Watt University, involves four electric vans.
A 24-hour roadside assistance pilot using the electric e-Sprinter has been launched in London by Mercedes-Benz Vans.
The Association of Fleet Operators (AFP) has launched an eLCV course for fleets transitioning to electrification, with the first taking place on September 9.
Lyreco has chosen the Renault Master E-Tech to start transitioning vehicles operated by its UK business to an all-electric delivery fleet.
Department for Transport (DfT) funding of £20 million has been announced to deliver a series of projects to help support the uptake of zero emission trucks.
Rural all-electric refuse vehicles are being piloted by SP Energy Networks in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Council for the first time in Scotland.
The moves comes in the wake of Government plans to end the sale of new diesel HGVs by 2040.
UTAC, previously Millbrook, is supporting the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with a programme to determine the benefits that hybrid vehicles may bring to today’s battlefield mission.
Growth in the LCV market is being slowed by long lead times as a result of the semiconductor shortage, new figures from the SMMT suggest.
The eActros has a 250-mile range and will start rolling off production lines this autumn.
The Government needs a ‘van plan’ if it wants to achieve its economic and environmental goals, says the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA).
The additional 100 electric vans will be available for daily rental as well as for longer-term flexible rental.
The new electric Ford E-Transit has undergone a punishing testing regime to replicate a lifetime of fleet use, ahead of going on sale next year.
Price, size, range and capacity are still barriers to uptake, according to operator responses.
Royal Mail will introduce 3,000 more electric vans to its fleet, a tenfold rise on the 300 plug-in vehicles it currently operates.