Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen have revealed more details of their joint alliance to develop commercial and electric vehicles. The agreement aims to support faster advancement of vehicle innovation, incorporating relevant new technologies, delivering better utility and offering more model choices. A city delivery van is planned to be available in 2021, based on the latest Caddy model and developed and built by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. A highly differentiated Ford electric vehicle for Europe will follow by 2023, built on […]
Banning sales of new petrol and diesel vans by 2030 without adequate infrastructure will harm operators, Logistics UK warns
Commercial operators will suffer if government moves to end sales of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans by 2030 are not supported by a nationwide roll out of a charging infrastructure.
The potential for lorries to be fuelled by sewage waste is being investigated by Coventry university and Severn Trent.
The need for reduced handling during the Covid-19 crisis at a time when fewer people have been in their places of work has also given some operations an opportunity to experiment with limited autonomous delivery projects, although not in the UK.