Sainsbury’s is to begin trials with two all-electric vans, an LDV EV80 the supermarket has dubbed Evie, which is already on the road, and a BD Auto e-Ducato, due to be delivered in May, named Stevie. Both vans are running a Carrier Neos refrigeration unit and the box conversion was completed by Lawrence David. The EVs’ load capacity is the same as a diesel vehicle and they will be delivering up to 30 online grocery orders a day to customers […]
Daimler/Volvo joint venture reaches major milestone with launch of Daimler Truck Fuel Cell subsidiary
Daimler Truck has launched Daimler Truck Fuel Cell, marking a major milestone in its joint venture plans with Volvo Group to develop hydrogen fuel cells for commercial vehicles.
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,” […]
DPD is to operate the UK’s first eVitos from Mercedes-Benz Vans, which will be used across its London delivery operation.