Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has set its sights on the European market with plans to launch a range of electric trucks later this year. BYD Europe said it will launch a full range of battery electric commercial vehicles (BEV) in Europe this year, including a panel van, a yard tractor and 7.5-tonne and 19-tonne rigid distribution trucks. The move follows BYD’s announcement last week that it has signed a joint venture with Toyota’s commercial and diesel vehicle subsidiary Hino […]
Temperature controlled logistics specialist Gist is trialling the Vector eCool – a fully autonomous, all-electric, engineless refrigerated trailer system.
UPN member F&G Transport said it would become the first pallet freight distribution operator to evaluate the all-electric Volta Zero.
The original UK government transport policy on emissions control published in 2018 was titled the ‘Road to zero’. In the aftermath of the ground-breaking Paris Agreement in 2015, a global plan to restrict air temperature rise to 1.5 deg was agreed by almost every nation in the world, and to meet this goal through the elimination of around 40 billion tonnes of CO2 emitted to the world’s atmosphere annually.