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. […]
Paneltex will be unveiling its 7.5-tonne electric truck at Quiet Cities, as part of the outdoor demonstration zone at the second day of the global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments.
New rules to ensure the build-up by 2020 of more refuelling points for vehicles using alternative fuels have been formally adopted by the European Council. I comes after their final approval in the European Parliament in April.
Construction firm FM Conway has installed technology to its electric vans to ensure they are audible when operating on noisy building sites.