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 […]
Norbert Dentressangle has today (21 May) put the UK’s first 26-tonne GVW hybrid distribution truck into service. The 26-tonne , 3-axle Renault Hybrys Premium is the first of its type in the UK, and the fourth hybrid to join the Norbert Dentressangle group . The rear-steer hybrid, developed as part of Renault Truck’s Clean Tech initiative, will run out of Norbert’s specialist services site in Aylesford. It will deliver everything from vending machines to air conditioning equipment and drinks. It […]
The EU Transport Council has welcomed plans to dramatically extend the number of alternative fuel stations around Europe.
The mass adoption of “greener trucks” has taken a step closer, after European legislators moved to address the anachronistic rules currently limiting uptake.