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 It believes it is out of date and hindering innovation in truck design, which could improve fuel usage, lower emissions and make HGVs safer for other road users through rounded front ends.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 […]
Renault Trucks has revealed details of its new generation of electric trucks, with a model range from vans through to 26 tonnes GVW and applications including last mile, urban distribution and refuse collection.
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.
Renault Trucks has put the first Master ZE full electric vehicle in Europe on the road with Kent County Council. The 57kW Master ZE nine-seat minibus has a 33kWh battery pack giving a range of 120km and will be used by Compaid, a charity helping disadvantaged people back into work.