The Chancellor says he will maintain the fuel duty freeze, spend billions on roads and incentivise low-emission transport.
Truck makers at the Commercial Vehicle Board meeting of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) say timescales involved are worrying.
Volta Trucks has announced Rob Fowler, current general manager of CSR and technical planning at DPD Group UK, as its new CEO from February 2020.
Tevva will promote its electric trucks by allowing fleets to rent them for three to six month periods, starting next year.
Prodrive is working with Volta Trucks to help engineer a new 16-tonne electric HGV that has enhanced urban visibility.
Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for the vehicle manufacturer’s electric trucks.
Renault Trucks will become a driving force in the “electromobility revolution”, according to its managing director Carlos Rodrigues.
British electric truckmaker says agreement with Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions “will open the way for fleets to move from fossils fuels to electric”.
A new report by the Committee on Climate Change is urging the Government to force operators into zero-emission trucks by increasing taxes on vehicles and fuel as early as next year.
The sale of new diesel HGV lorries should be banned by 2040, a new report by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) suggests.
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.
City of London Corporation aims to become the first authority in the UK to run a fully electric fleet of Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCVs).
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.
DPD wants to expand its fleet of Fuso eCanters, following a successful start to its trial.
New Freight and Servicing Action plan wants to reduce the number of lorries and vans entering central London during the morning peak by 10% by 2026.
BYD has rolled out three zero emission commercial vehicles targeted at fleet customers in Europe.
It’s not available to buy yet, but Fuso's eCanter full-electric model becomes first production-ready truck to hit the roads. By Matt de Prez
Volvo Trucks has unveiled the FE Electric, its second all-electric model to be announced.
Three major UK-based fleets are among the first to operate new fully-electric truck.
Fleet operators could lose out to forward-thinking competitors if they don’t consider ultra-low emission vehicles, Government officials have warned.