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 […]
The FTA has hailed new figures showing a dip in HGV greenhouse gas emissions as “a positive and encouraging step” in its bid to help the government achieve its proposed 15% reduction target by 2025.
Industry heads have debated the pros and cons of biofuels, electric and natural gas during a panel discussion on reducing carbon emissions at the Commercial Motor Show.
New rules to ensure the build-up by 2020 of more refuelling points for vehicles using alternative fuels have been formally adopted by the European Council. I comes after their final approval in the European Parliament in April.