Paneltex will be unveiling its 7.5-tonne electric truck at Quiet Cities, as part of the outdoor demonstration zone at the second day of the global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments. Based on a standard Isuzu Forward chassis, the refrigerated box van has a payload of 2,440kgs and runs on a 96kw battery pack with lithium ion phosphate batteries with an overall range of 100 miles. The vehicle is best utilised if run from a […]
DPD is to operate the UK’s first eVitos from Mercedes-Benz Vans, which will be used across its London delivery operation.
DHL Tradeteam saw its revenue and profit fall in 2011 as customers’ thirst for drinking in pubs, clubs and restaurants diminished. For the 12 months ending 31 December 2011 turnover at the drinks distributor fell to £160.3m (2010: £172.2m), while pre-tax profit also fell from £12m to £11.1m. A spokeswoman for DHL says: “Tradeteam continues to face challenging market conditions as pubs continue to close, and overall on-trade volumes continue to decline. “As a result Tradeteam took the decision at […]
Yorkshire duo Magtec and Paneltex are now ready to put their 7.5-tonne electric truck into series production.