At the TRATON Group Innovation day in Sweden last week, motortransport.co.uk caught up with Christian Levin, TRATON’s chief operating officer and head of R&D. MT: We have known about the dangers of climate change for at least 30 years. Why are we still seeing such small numbers of low emission commercial vehicles on our roads? CL: Customers hesitate and numbers are small – why is that? Because the incentives aren’t strong enough and there is too much risk. Our customers […]
In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.
DPD is to trial a specially adapted 2.5-tonne electric van as it pushes forwards with its ambition of having “the greenest fleet in the UK”.