Justin Laney (pictured), general manager of central transport for John Lewis, believes the Siemens eHighway system is the most viable long-term solution for delivering electric power to HGVs. The concept is currently being trialed in Europe and features overhead power lines in a designated lane and an active ‘pantograph’ that transmits energy to a truck’s electric motor. This can be connected to and disconnected from the contact wire either automatically or manually. “For the longer term we’re very interested in […]
Iveco and BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions have joined forces to offer preferential financing to transport operators purchasing Iveco’s environmentally-friendly commercial vehicles.
The heads of Europe’s largest truckmakers are set to announce plans to halt the sale of diesel vehicles by 2040, a decade earlier than originally planned.
Deputy London mayor for environment and energy, Shirley Rodriguez, has pledged her support to the drive towards lower emission commercial vehicles.