Renault Kangoo Z.E. The first mass production full electric van, the Kangoo Z.E. benefits from the government’s 20% grant towards the purchase of plug-in light commercial vehicles. Sharing most components with the standard Kangoo, the Z.E. (zero emissions) offers the same 650kg payload. There are a range of options for funding the van and its expensive battery pack, which is hired from Renault. The 100 mile range and 12 hour charging time may limit its application however. Ford Transit Last […]
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
A video capturing all the excitement of last week’s Motor Transport Awards is now on line. Presented by Road Transport Media’s editorial director Justin Stanton and filmed in association with Thermo King, the video features interviews with award winners including an emotional recipient of the Service to Industry Award Nikki King, the Fleet Driver of the Year Jim Whitmore and Haulier of the Year CM Downton. For more Motor Transport and Commercial Motor videos, go to www.youtube.com/user/roadtransport
BT Fleet has signed a four-year deal to manage a fleet of 1,200 vehicles for gas distributor Wales & West Utilities. The contract involves management of Wales & West Utilities’ light and heavy commercial vehicles as well as plant, and also involves management of its vehicle suppliers.