Decisions by France and Germany to build domestic battery plants for electric vehicles will drive down the costs of the technology in HGVs, according to industry analysts. The announcement by the two European countries that they will invest in battery cell production plants in their own countries in order to protect the industry from Asian rivals, comes as Volvo Trucks handed over its first two fully electric lorries to companies in Germany. A refuse truck was delivered to waste and […]
DAF Trucks is now opening its order book for right-hand-drive CF Electric models.
As cities globally seek to improve air quality, attention has turned to road transport and its role in eliminating harmful emissions. London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone and the planned roll-out of regional clean air zones in cities will see operators hit with strict regulations for mitigating the environmental impact of their fleets.
The first UK trial of wireless charging technology for light commercial vans will launch in Edinburgh next spring.