Volta Trucks has revealed the new Volta Zero, a purpose-built fully electric 16-tonne commercial vehicle designed specifically for inner-city parcel and freight distribution.
Technology retailer Dixons Carphone has signed up to the Climate Group's EV100 initiative, with a commitment to transition its fleet to electric by 2030.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has launched a new charging solution for operators of electric heavy-goods vehicles.
Oxford Direct Services (ODS) will be assessing the performance of an electric refuse collection vehicle across the city this week.
Gas supplier Calor has added a FUSO eCanter to its fleet for use delivering bottled butane and propane to customers in central London.
Greater Manchester is asking Government for a £98 million ‘clean commercial vehicle fund’ after announcing its clean air zone will be delayed until 2022.
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.