At the recent FT Future of Mobility summit, National Grid project director for electric vehicles Graeme Cooper presented on the future of road transport. Motor Transport caught up with him to take a more detailed look at the role of the grid in enabling electric vehicle charging. While HGVs powered by battery electric or hydrogen fuel cells are still some way off volume production, the current UK government’s vision of a net-zero carbon emissions economy by 2050 means fossil fuels’ […]
A new customer survey has revealed that 75% of transport planning professionals have seen increasing pressure to reduce their environmental impact in the last 12 months, yet two thirds (66%) believe that much more needs to be done to keep pace with public pressure for action.
DAF Trucks has continued development of its all-electric CF tractor unit with delivery of a trial unit to Dutch operator Tinie Manders Transport.
UPS has begun testing autonomous electric ‘shifters’ to move semi-trailers and containers at its advanced technology hub in London.