Over a quarter of operators (26%) plan to purchase alternatively fuelled commercial vehicles in the next three years (such as the Volvo FL electric – pictured main), according to the findings of a far-reaching report into the future of the road transport industry. Published this week, the Asset Alliance Industry Monitor, in association with Motor Transport –is a study into the size, shape and sentiments of the road transport industry and contains unique, exclusive insights into the future of the […]
As we know, the government plans to end the sale of petrol and diesel powered cars and vans by 2030. Provided the industry can produce enough electric vehicles by then, there seem to be few barriers to ensuring the date is met. It’s a different story where heavy trucks are concerned though and diesel powered vehicles are likely to still be keeping us supplied after 2030.
Daimler Trucks is to begin trials of its 40-tonne Mercedes-Benz GenH2 fuel cell truck in 2023, with series production starting in the second half of this decade.
The IVECO manufacturing facility in Ulm, Germany, is to be the production hub for the Nikola TRE battery electric and fuel-cell electric heavy-duty truck models.