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 […]
DVSA has published the names of the first operators taking part in its flagship earned recognition pilot, with Wincanton, DPD and John Lewis among the 20-strong cohort.
Thermo King is partnering with Mercedes-Benz AG to create a fully electric, refrigerated Mercedes-Benz eSprinter van for final mile delivery of pharmaceuticals and medicines.
Operators can now apply online to trial the new Volta Zero city delivery truck from Scandinavian start-up Volta Trucks.