The mass adoption of “greener trucks” has taken a step closer, after European legislators moved to address the anachronistic rules currently limiting uptake. The European Commission (EC) is seeking several amendments to the weights and dimensions directive. It believes it is out of date and hindering innovation in truck design, which could improve fuel usage, lower emissions and make HGVs safer for other road users through rounded front ends. A higher take-up of electric and hybrid trucks would also be […]
Calor has acquired a battery electric 7.5 tonne Mitubishi FUSO eCanter to deliver bottled butane and propane to customers in central London.
New rules to ensure the build-up by 2020 of more refuelling points for vehicles using alternative fuels have been formally adopted by the European Council. I comes after their final approval in the European Parliament in April.
UPS is boosting the number of electric vehicles it runs from its central London depot from 65 to 170, after installing technology that marks the beginning of the end for the combustion engine.