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 […]
RHA demands alternatively fueled vehicles have at least 12-year lifespan after petrol and diesel ban is brought forward
The government must provide reassurance that cleaner lorries running on alternative fuels will last for at least 12 years if the industry is to decarbonise within the next 20 years, according to the RHA.
Banning sales of new petrol and diesel vans by 2030 without adequate infrastructure will harm operators, Logistics UK warns
Commercial operators will suffer if government moves to end sales of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans by 2030 are not supported by a nationwide roll out of a charging infrastructure.