DPD has worked in partnership with a British-based start-up on the “common sense” design of a new electric-assisted urban delivery vehicle, the first of which will be on the roads this summer. Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) consists of a team of engineers from the automotive, motorsport and aerospace sectors working on designs that they claim will disrupt the way products and services are moved in urban areas. The firm’s approach with the building of its Project 1 (P1) eCargo bike […]
Truck makers to opt for hydrogen fuel cell technology ahead of tough new EU emission targets, says report
Truck manufacturers are investing in hydrogen fuel-cell technology to develop zero-emissions trucks in order to avoid paying hefty penalties for non-compliance with carbon-emission reduction targets from 2025, according to a report by credit rating firm Fitch Ratings.
DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks are to test heavy-duty electric truck technology for medium-distance regional transportation in Sweden.
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.