Tevva Motors will head to Freight in the City Expo next week to demonstrate how its range-extended 7.5-tonne to 14-tonne trucks offer a viable alternative to OEM electric offerings. The Chelmsford, Essex-based technology firm wants to set itself apart from the pure electric battery-powered trucks emerging from mainstream commercial vehicle manufacturers. It claims its range-extended technology offers operators a range of benefits over pure electric trucks, which need to accommodate a larger battery than its own. These include additional payload, […]
Scania is heading to Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace next week (6 November) with its focus firmly set on helping operators adapt to changing urban fleet requirements.
Is a trans-Pennine tunnel really a viable option? How can capacity challenges across major freight routes such as the M62 corridor be tackled? What will make large plcs pick cities in northern England to base their warehousing and logistics operations? These topics and more will be debated at the Freight in the City Spring Summit: Driving Growth in the North on 3 March at Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex).
Panellists at this year’s Freight in the City Expo have agreed that electric is likely to be the dominant fuel of the future for hauliers but admitted there is “no magic silver bullet” and that the sector will ultimately choose a “blended solution” using a mix of technologies based on the specific requirements of their fleets. Another emerging trend will be the sharing of charging facilities amid increased cooperation among hauliers, one predicted. The event, held at London’s Alexandra Palace […]