Tevva is ramping up series production of its 12-tonne electric commercial vehicle after being boosted by “universally positive” feedback at last month’s Freight in the City (FiTC). The tech firm said production of the 3.9m wheelbase truck will start in 2020 and, in addition to its six-month ‘Tevva Electrify’ rental scheme, it is now also opening the order book for customers wanting to lease or purchase directly. Tevva said its scheme aims to provide companies “with the proof that electrification […]
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.
Commercial EV company Tevva has welcomed a technological breakthrough in the US which enables rapid charging of batteries, potentially adding 200 miles of driving time.
UPS has rolled out 15 range-extended electric vehicles (REEVs) in Birmingham and Southampton to overcome the range limitations it said pure electric delivery vehicles can face reaching depots or warehouses based outside the city centre.