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. […]
New research by Rivus Fleet Solutions and the AA has revealed that, while fleet managers accept the need to move towards an alternatively fuelled future, many are continuing to invest in “more cost-effective” Euro-6 diesel vehicles.
DPD has worked in partnership with a British-based start-up on the “common sense” design of a new electric-assisted urban delivery vehicle, the first of which will be on the roads this summer.
The EU Transport Council has welcomed plans to dramatically extend the number of alternative fuel stations around Europe.