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 […]
CEVA Logistics is using its Urban Distribution Hub at Dartford, Kent to undertake an electric vehicle trial for lorries delivering into central London.
London haulier ELB Partners has hit out at the government for “moving the goalposts” on plans to phase out diesel engines.
Commercial vehicle financing experts Close Brother Asset Financing has teamed up with RAW Charging to offer fully-financed electric vehicle charging installations through the ChargePoint network.