Parcel firm DPD will take delivery of 300 new Nissan e-NV200 vans by May, in what it believes to be the largest single UK commercial electric van order to date.
UPS has placed an order for 10,000 electric delivery vehicles with UK start-up Arrival, to be deployed across its US and European fleets.
Yodel has denied it may be up for sale, following reports that its owners the Barclay family were reviewing their entire stable of UK businesses.
Plans to build an HGV parking area along the route of the Lower Thames Crossing have been dropped, in a move that has drawn criticism from the RHA and FTA.
A reduction in car registrations and uncertainty over Brexit led to a pre-tax loss of £480,000 at bimodal car transporter STVA UK in 2018.
Europa Worldwide Group has revealed it aims to hit a turnover of £1bn by 2027.
A senior coroner is demanding DfT take action to warn HGV drivers, operators and truck manufacturers that tray tables placed on dashboards can lead to fatal accidents by creating dangerous blindspots.
Operator demand for rented and leased commercial vehicles is on the rise driven by a “perfect storm” of factors including Brexit uncertainty, air quality legislation and the decline in traditional retail.
A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards.
Decarbonising UK road transport at the rate required to achieve the government’s net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050 will require much greater emphasis on developing renewable bio and synthetic fuels for use in conventional internal combustion engines (ICE), according to the influential Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).