A fleet of used Nissan E-NV200 electric vans achieved 116% of their CAP value at Manheim’s annual pop-up commercial vehicle auction for Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions.
Three-quarters of all mileage travelled by vans in Central London could be done using the fully-electric range of a plug-in hybrid van, a trial suggests.
Toyota is to launch two fully-electric vans as part of a plan to grow its LCV business in Europe.
UK sales of the fully electric Nissan e-NV200 have increased by 200% in 2019, amid changing emissions legislation and the introduction of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone.
A fleet of 25 Nissan ENV200 Accenta vans will be available to Northgate’s customers from July and can be reserved now.
Almost three quarters (71.4%) of van operators expect to use an electric vehicle in their fleet this year, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
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.
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.
UK LCV registrations increased by 10.6% to 66,123 units in March, with growth fuelled by demand for medium and large vans, up 17.9% and 13% respectively.
The Government has been accused of ignoring the freight industry, with no mention of HGVs in its ‘Future of Mobility Urban Strategy’ report.
Fleets are holding off procurement decisions on alternative fuel large vans because training is required to drive them and the Government hasn’t actually finalised the training course.
Sales of ultra-low emission vans have increased by 21% in the last year, as small businesses “go green”.