Whistl is trialling the first electric Renault Trucks Master ZE to be licenced on UK roads. The all-electric 3.1 tonne van has a range of around 100 miles and is being trialled in Belfast by Whistl on day-to-day operations, collecting business mail and parcels. The move ties in with Whistl’s intention to reduce emissions across its 400-strong fleet of vans and HGVs and deliver a sustainable transport strategy. Phil Brown, depot manager at Belfast said: “The vehicle is a revelation, […]
Whistl saw a leap in pre-tax profit in its first full-year results since the MBO that saw it separated from its PostNL origins.
European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules.
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