Electric vehicles about to go mainstream as big orders finally start to be placed


 

The fleet of electric commercial vehicles on British roads will jump by hundreds and perhaps thousands in the next two to five years as some of the biggest logistics companies put their faith in battery power, especially in the cities, in the wake of rapid improvements in range and payload, writes Selwyn Parker. DHL Express led a spate of electric vehicle (EV) orders in September with the addition of 10 Renault ZE Masters as the first step in a plan […]