The government must not neglect commercial vehicles in its push to upgrade electric charging infrastructure, a leading vehicle manufacturer has said. At the opening of parliament earlier this week (21 June), the Queen announced legislation that “will be introduced to ensure the United Kingdom remains a world leader in new industries, including electric cars”. Iveco’s alternative fuels director Martin Flach said that the move was welcome but that it was important the government did not focus solely on electric cars. […]
A shake-up of trade union law and the devolution of transport powers to major cities were confirmed in the Queen’s Speech today at the official opening of Parliament.
Truck manufacturers have responded to the combined €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine they were issued by the European Commission (EC) yesterday (19 July).
If Elon Musk can send a car into space on reusable rocket boosters, then surely a down-to-earth electric truck travelling 500 miles on a single charge isn’t beyond the capabilities of today’s engineers?