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 […]
A 316,000ft² DC is to be built at the Logistics Park neighbouring DP World’s London Gateway container port.
New research by Rivus Fleet Solutions and the AA has revealed that, while fleet managers accept the need to move towards an alternatively fuelled future, many are continuing to invest in “more cost-effective” Euro-6 diesel vehicles.
The MD of one of the largest container hauliers in the UK has warned that the pattern of business in the sector will “change dramatically” over the next 12 months when the London Gateway opens at the end of the year.