Veolia has confirmed the first electric refuse trucks for its newly won contract with City of London Corporation will be joining the fleet in July. In total, seven zero-emission RCVs will be supplied by Lancashire-based Electra Commercial Vehicles, which specialises in converting truck chassis to fully electric drivelines. Veolia’s new 26-tonne Electra trucks will be based on the Dennis Eagle Elite chassis, popular for urban waste operations due to its low-entry cab design. They will feature an all-electric driveline fitted […]
The Transport Committee is to hold a follow-up inquiry next month into cycle safety, after the sixth cycling death in London within the past fortnight.
Although truck sales in the second half of 2019 will be significantly lower than the first half, Renault Trucks expects this year to finish on 47,000 units, 9% ahead of 2018.
MAN Truck and Bus enjoyed its best year for truck sales for a decade in 2018 but speaking at a press conference yesterday UK MD Thomas Hemmerich warned that the “legislative environment going forward is hard to read so is more challenging than before”.