Small businesses and electric vans have key roles to play in accelerating the widespread take-up of EVs, says EDF Energy.
Fleet decision makers are front of mind for the launch of the new Ducato Electric, the first all-electric BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) from Fiat Professional.
Rolec EV has confirmed it has been appointed by DPD to design and provide a smart electric vehicle charging network across over 60 of its sites nationwide.
Pendragon Vehicle Management (PVM) has completed delivery of eight electric Renault Kangoo vans to Lodge Tyres, with expected savings of £20,000.
A lack of recharging and refuelling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks across the EU threatens CO2 targets, says the ACEA.
Global campaign seeks 100% transition to electric power by 2030
Absolutely has added electric cargo vehicles to its fleet for the first time, ahead of the introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London.
BT Group and E.ON are among another five companies to joined EV100 and pledge to electrify their fleets by 2030.
Highways England and DfT have announced that TRL – the Transport Research Laboratory - will conduct a study into zero emission truck technologies.
Led by Hitachi Vantara and UK Power Networks, the three-year Optimise Prime trial will see up to 3,000 electric vehicles (EVs) from Centrica, Uber and a parcel carrier take to the road.
The Chancellor should increase the Annual Investment Allowance in next week’s Budget to help van fleets adapt to the London Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ), says FleetCheck.
UK Power Networks is taking steps to electrify its London-based fleet with a delivery of eight Renault Kangoo Van ZE 33 panel vans.
Under the exclusive partnership, LeasePlan will provide operational leasing solutions for SAIC’s Maxus zero emission electric LCVs.
A last-mile delivery concept using self-driving, electric pods called Ez-Pro has been unveiled by Renault at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany.
A survey from Northgate Vehicle Hire shows operator ignorance of local air quality plans less than two years before they could be charged to enter major cities.
Renault UK is growing its support of the London-based Felix Project with the donation of a further seven all-electric Renault Kangoo ZE panel vans.
Sixteen of the UK’s largest van fleet operators have pledged to invest a combined £40 million in the next two years on electric vans to improve air quality.
Veolia will be trialling electric refuse collection vehicles (RCV) in Sheffield charged by power derived from the waste they have collected.
Pickups experienced the largest rise in the month up 21.4%, while demand for large vans saw a 14.6% increase to take over two-thirds (67.2%) of all van registrations.
The real-world implications of operating low and zero emission vehicles are challenging, says the lead engineer at the UK’s largest commercial vehicle fleet.