CitySprint is trialling its first hydrogen powered van in London, working towards a goal of an emission-free fleet in the city by 2020. The operator has developed the van with Renault, and its client Mitie will run the vehicle in the capital for the next six months. CitySprint will compare the vans performance to that of other green vehicles on its fleet; the courier runs four electric vans and a fleet of cargo bikes in the city. The new van […]
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]
The status of couriers across the industry could be affected by last week’s tribunal ruling against CitySprint, according to a lawyer involved in the case.
Renault Trucks has revealed details of its new generation of electric trucks, with a model range from vans through to 26 tonnes GVW and applications including last mile, urban distribution and refuse collection.