In an industry striving to meet environmental targets, UPS stands out for taking on the challenge of charging electric vehicles – and overcoming it. The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) by haulage fleets comes with significant challenges, not least how you go about charging them all up. The move by UPS to EVs goes back a few years and, according to the company, was prompted by risk mitigation and a need to address London’s poor air quality. But in order […]
A fully electric refuse truck has taken to the streets in Gloucestershire in a bid to make the entire district carbon neutral.
Overhead charging cables the cheapest and most effective way to decarbonise long-haul HGVs, new study finds
Powering electric HGVs via overhead charging cables is a much cheaper solution for decarbonising the haulage sector than other methods, according to a mechanical engineer overseeing a government-funded project into the idea.
Self-driving trucks are a reality today but the electric vehicle recharging network is still in the future
The National Grid is ready to overcome the challenges of recharging large volumes of electric vehicles and so range anxiety need not be a barrier to the widespread adoption of low emissions vehicles, according to Graeme Cooper, project director – electric vehicles at National Grid.