Sales of electric vans rose to 3,204 in 2019 according to the SMMT, but that is still just 1% of the total light van market last year. The top five electric vans were the Nissan NV200, Renault Kangoo and Kangoo Maxi, Peugeot Partner and LDV V80. The overall light van market under 3.5 tonnes GVW grew 2.4% to 311,103 last year while sales of heavy vans between 3.5 tonnes and 6 tonnes fell slightly to 8,695. The Ford Transit and […]
“We’ve had to right-size the business” – Simon Hobbs on a challenging first 10 months as Kinaxia chief executive
When Simon Hobbs says his induction as new Kinaxia boss wasn’t what he expected it sounds like the understatement of the year. Within weeks of taking the reins back in late January, the Covid crisis saw volumes across the group slump by 35% and cash quickly begin to drain.
The government must not put a date on banning diesel trucks until it has developed a clear plan to help manufacturers and operators make the transition to zero emission HGVs, SMMT warned this week.
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has created a roadmap for members to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.