2020 may be the year when battery electric vehicles some of age and what have been until now largely prototypes start to become mainstream, according to speakers in the Tech Talk sessions at the 2019 Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace last week. Swedish start up Volta – not to be confused with Volvo or Voltia who were also at FiTC – is aiming to put close-to-production spec demonstration versions of its 18-tonne full battery electric truck […]
Hauliers will be able to buy fully electric heavy duty trucks from Volvo next year, as the manufacturer ramps up its move towards fossil-free transport.
Amazon is to add more than 1,800 electric Mercedes-Benz vans to its European fleet with around 800 destined for the UK.
Electrification of road transport is gaining momentum as a solution for long-term decarbonisation of the global transportation sector.