Energy retailer Octopus is the latest company to trial LEVC’s VN5 electric van prototype. Joining similar tie-ins with Royal Mail and DPD, Octopus Energy engineers will use the vehicles to install the same electric chargers the vans use, which LEVC described as the “first-ever circular real-world trial”. LEVC also said that due to similarities between the VN5 and TX taxi models, it was deploying a fleet of prototype converted TXs with a full interior van conversion, to enable trials ahead […]
Anders Nielsen took over as CEO of MAN Truck & Bus in September 2012, after 25 years at Scania, like MAN part of the Volkswagen group. There the Swede rose from managing gearbox production to a place on the board responsible for production and logistics.
Which fuel will operators ultimately adopt for long-distance heavy haulage? Dan Cook (pictured), operations director at Europa Worldwide Group, insists the government must put greater investment into a preferred technology and give it scale and convenience
Pressure is growing on London mayor Sadiq Khan to reverse his decision to increase the congestion charge after the lawyer taking legal action against him told motortransport.co.uk he had received wide-ranging support.