Volvo Trucks will be displaying a 6×2 hook-lift rigid from its new FE-Electric range at next week’s Freight in the City Expo in London. The driveline consists of two electric motors with a maximum power of 400kW (330kW continuous) and a Volvo I-Shift 2-speed transmission. Maximum torque from the electric motors is 850Nm and the battery capacity can be optimised to suit individual needs and charging. Its 26-tonne chassis cab utilises a 240Nm electric PTO with a HIAB ULT18 SL […]
Knights of Old has won a two year distribution contract with packaging provider Povoas Packaging.
Hauliers are no doubt still catching their breath from London’s double whammy of an earlier Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) start date and the prospect of it expanding capital-wide by 2020.
Is a trans-Pennine tunnel really a viable option? How can capacity challenges across major freight routes such as the M62 corridor be tackled? What will make large plcs pick cities in northern England to base their warehousing and logistics operations? These topics and more will be debated at the Freight in the City Spring Summit: Driving Growth in the North on 3 March at Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex).