Paragon has added a new function to its routeing and scheduling software to account for the range limitations of any electric or hybrid vehicles on fleets. Transport planners will now be able to define a vehicle as ‘sustainable’, which will ensure that the scheduling system restricts the distance of any trip to the specified maximum range. If any subsequent manual adjustments result in excessive mileage beyond the defined range of a vehicle, a warning will alert the planner to the […]
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?
DPD has worked in partnership with a British-based start-up on the “common sense” design of a new electric-assisted urban delivery vehicle, the first of which will be on the roads this summer.
Stobart Group has sold its automotive after-sales division, Stobart Vehicle Services, to Paragon Group for an undisclosed sum. The division, which was part of Autologic prior to its purchase by Stobart in August 2012, provides car manufacturers and dealerships with services ranging from new car preparation to customisation. As part of the deal Paragon will take on former Autologic sites in Corby, Portbury, Doncaster and five manufacturer locations and said it would be “welcoming 500 new staff”. The division will […]