UPS increases grid capacity at London depot to overcome electric vehicle charging hurdle


 

UPS has spent more than £600,000 on third-party infrastructure at its Kentish Town, north London depot to enable it to charge multiple electric trucks at the same time. As part of its work with the EU-funded Freight Electric Vehicles in Urban Europe (Frevue) project, the parcel firm has been operating 16 converted P80E trucks in its London fleet. However, UPS discovered that charging them simultaneously in the evening at a time when the depot’s sorting machines were  in full swing […]