Yorkshire duo Magtec and Paneltex are now ready to put their 7.5-tonne electric truck into series production. The zero-emission truck, which was on show at this week’s Cenex-LCV event at Millbrook, is based on an Isuzu N75 chassis. It has a payload of 3.4 tonnes, with a range on one charge of between 80 and 140 miles, making it capable of a full day’s typical urban distribution usage. The battery pack is also rapid-charge ready if a top-up is required. […]
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?
UK freight operators interested in alternative fuels and retrofit technology to reduce fleet emissions are invited to a free-to-attend LoCITY event on 20 March.
DPD UK has opened its first all-electric last-mile delivery depot in Westminster, London today (17 October).