John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has commissioned four new “revolutionary” electric delivery vans to be manufactured and trialled early next year. It plans to transition 1,300 vans from diesel to electric as part of its wider strategy to end fossil fuel completely on its transport fleet by 2030. The new electric vans will be used by Waitrose.com for food deliveries and also for smaller John Lewis goods deliveries, with a different design for each operation. JLP said the vehicles would save […]
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