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 […]
Another packed audience of 1,200 transport professionals assembled for the sixth annual Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to hear a series of top class speakers outline the key challenges and opportunities facing the road transport industry.
DPD is to trial a specially adapted 2.5-tonne electric van as it pushes forwards with its ambition of having “the greenest fleet in the UK”.
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on introducing clean air zones (CAZs) in areas with poor air quality, which could see the most polluting lorries and vans prevented from entering, or charged for access.