DAF is partnering with Dutch technology firm VDL Groep to produce a fully electric CF truck. The zero-emission, low-noise 4×2 tractor unit has been developed for up to 40-tonne distribution operations within urban areas in which single or double-axle semi-trailers are typically used. It features a 100km (62 miles) range on one charge, with fast charging of batteries achieved in 30 minutes, or a full charge in around 90 minutes. The CF Electric will be powered by a 210W electric […]
It’s fair to say FTA chief executive David Wells has got plenty on his plate right now. Not only is the logistics industry stuck squarely in the middle of Brexit, but a range of what he calls “other big disruptors” are making these increasingly challenging times for his members. However, as we sit down to talk, he quickly rejects the suggestion that the job he took on back in 2015 has turned into a bit of a headache. “It’s exciting,” […]
If your fleet delivers goods into Birmingham, then you’ll no doubt have questions about how the city’s proposed Clean Air Zone (CAZ) will impact on your operation.
DAF Trucks has continued development of its all-electric CF tractor unit with delivery of a trial unit to Dutch operator Tinie Manders Transport.