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 courier firm has partnered with the London EV Company (LEVC) for road trials of its VN5 electric van. The vehicle will be available in the UK later this year and offers a fully electric powertrain with a pure EV range of 63 miles and a total flexible range of over 300 miles. DPD said […]
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