DPD has announced it will be trialling Scandinavian start-up Volta Trucks’ 16-tonne electric delivery vehicle in the New Year. The Volta Zero model will be tested within London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone to support DPD’s micro-depot strategy. Confirming the partnership, Olly Craughan, corporate social responsibility (CSR) general manager at DPD Group UK, said: “The vehicle is an ideal fit for our Urban Logistics strategy; and the fact that it will be the most sustainable commercial vehicle is a fantastic achievement […]
The developer behind Britain’s first lithium-ion battery gigaplant for the automotive and renewable energy sectors has stepped up its bid to begin construction in South Wales.
DPD has invested £10.2m in opening six new or expanded depots in response to growing parcel volumes.
Renault Trucks has revealed details of its new generation of electric trucks, with a model range from vans through to 26 tonnes GVW and applications including last mile, urban distribution and refuse collection.