UPS has begun testing autonomous electric ‘shifters’ to move semi-trailers and containers at its advanced technology hub in London. During the initial phase, UPS said it would operate the vehicles with drivers in the cab to evaluate efficiencies but later this year it would start autonomous driving operations. The Gaussin electric vehicles have zero tailpipe emissions and include battery swap technology, which enables the shifters to be operated day and night as discharged batteries are immediately replaced with a fully […]
Services company Amey is trialling 10 Vauxhall eVivaros across its highways, waste and facilities management businesses to understand the scale of the transition required to go fully electric.
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.
Bensons for Beds has today started trialling the all-electric Maxus E Deliver 3, built by SAIC, as part of its strategy to become a net zero retailer by 2040.