Travis Perkins to take delivery of all-electric truck


 

Builders’ merchant group Travis Perkins is to take delivery of a new all-electric 26-tonne truck by the end of the year. Speaking at the fourth annual LoCITY clean air and sustainability conference at the Oval in London on 25 September, TP fleet compliance and road risk manager Alan Harvey confirmed the vehicle would be a first for the UK builders’ merchant industry. The truck, featuring a mounted crane, is based on the Mercedes Econic ‘glider’ chassis, cab and front axles […]