UPS will be the first commercial partner of Daimler-owned Fuso’s electric eCanter truck, which was officially launched in New York today. Production of the truck, which has a 100km range and 3-tonne payload, began in Portugal earlier this year. Daimler hopes to deliver 500 eCanter units to businesses in the US, Europe and Japan in the next two years, before ramping up production in 2019. UPS president of global fleet maintenance and engineering Carlton Rose spoke at the global launch […]
Tevva Motors has received a £10m funding injection from India’s Bharat Forge, which it said will boost its global expansion plans and create further jobs at its Chemlsford, Essex plant.
In an industry striving to meet environmental targets, UPS stands out for taking on the challenge of charging electric vehicles – and overcoming it.
With volumes and demand on the up, 2012 has been a year of change for parcel carriers. But adjusting to the increase in demand in a competitive market has been easier for some than it has for others. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the biggest stories in the parcel market during the past 12 months. UPS agrees TNT takeover bid Parcel giant UPS’ planned acquisition of TNT Express was one of the most talked about stories in the parcels […]