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 […]
Scottish Mercedes-Benz Trucks dealership Western Commercial will no longer sell HGVs from December due to the investment needed to continue the service.
Renault Trucks has put the first Master ZE full electric vehicle in Europe on the road with Kent County Council. The 57kW Master ZE nine-seat minibus has a 33kWh battery pack giving a range of 120km and will be used by Compaid, a charity helping disadvantaged people back into work.
The RHA is warning the government not to create fleets of stranded assets as it moves to phase out diesel powered HGVs.