DPD has agreed a deal with vehicle manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus UK for 100 eTGE electric vans. The vehicles will begin production in June and give DPD the largest 3.5t electric van fleet in the UK, taking its overall electric fleet to 600 vehicles. MAN’s eTGE is built to tackle inner-city delivery traffic with a load capacity of 10.7m3 and a range of 65-70 miles. The 36kW lithium ion battery can be fully charged in just over five hours […]
The government must not neglect commercial vehicles in its push to upgrade electric charging infrastructure, a leading vehicle manufacturer has said.
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).