Wholesale supplier Savona Foodservice has become the second customer to sign up to Tevva Motor’s ‘Electrify’ initiative, running one of its range extended EVs to demonstrate its environmental credentials. Savona will hire a 3.9m wheelbase, 12-tonne truck with tail lift and a multi-temperature body to transport frozen foods from its Kidlington depot to businesses in London and Oxford. Assuming the six-month trial goes well, then Savona intends to incorporate the truck into its permanent fleet and will consider additional eTrucks. […]
Freight in the City Expo: Tevva Motors talks growth plans and ‘inevitable’ electrification of urban CVs
Tevva Motors has gone from strength to strength since its launch in Brentwood, Essex in September 2013: indeed, last year saw the tech firm accompany former prime minister Theresa May on a trade visit to China; attract investment of £10m from Indian metals business Bharat Forge to boost its global expansion plans; and see parcels giant UPS announce it was using Tevva’s technology across its Birmingham and Southampton fleets.
The EU Parliament has given its final approval to new rules forcing the establishment of more electric vehicle recharging points and alternative fuel stations across Europe.