Reducing carbon emissions from fast-growing final-mile e-commerce deliveries isn’t just about switching to low emissions vehicles, as the Freight in the City Expo heard recently. Spanish start up Kiwi Last Mile was formed two years ago to develop a new route model that uses vans as mobile warehouses rather than delivery vehicles and so makes them far more productive. Founder Alex Tortras explained that research had shown that delivery vans were parked for as much as 70% of the working […]
Electrification within the transport industry has been gaining traction for some years, but the discussion rarely includes truck mounted equipment or cranes. Lifting equipment plays a vital role in the sector and shouldn’t be overlooked.
Bensons for Beds has today started trialling the all-electric Maxus E Deliver 3, built by SAIC, as part of its strategy to become a net zero retailer by 2040.
Freight in the City Expo: Tevva Motors talks growth plans and ‘inevitable’ electrification of urban CVs
Tevva Motors has gone from strength to strength since its launch in Brentwood, Essex in September 2013: indeed, last year saw the tech firm accompany former prime minister Theresa May on a trade visit to China; attract investment of £10m from Indian metals business Bharat Forge to boost its global expansion plans; and see parcels giant UPS announce it was using Tevva’s technology across its Birmingham and Southampton fleets.