The inaugural Freight in the City Expo will take place at London’s Alexandra Palace this autumn. “We have selected Alexandra Palace as the venue for the first Freight in the City Expo because it offers a fantastic exhibition space large enough for articulated trucks to drive straight into and it has great links to the M1, M25 and North Circular,” said Laura Hailstone, project manager of Freight in the City, which is organised by Motor Transport publisher Road Transport Media. […]
Freight in the City Expo: Swedish startup Volta Trucks picks Magtec as partner for electric truck prototype
Swedish technology startup Volta Trucks will partner with Sheffield-based Magtec to develop the prototype of its fully electric truck.
Tideway, the organisation behind London’s ‘super sewer’ project, believes high direct vision truck cabs will become the norm across the construction sector.
Panellists at this year’s Freight in the City Expo have agreed that electric is likely to be the dominant fuel of the future for hauliers but admitted there is “no magic silver bullet” and that the sector will ultimately choose a “blended solution” using a mix of technologies based on the specific requirements of their fleets. Another emerging trend will be the sharing of charging facilities amid increased cooperation among hauliers, one predicted. The event, held at London’s Alexandra Palace […]