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. Britishvolt said the factory in Bro Tathan would be one of the largest ever industrial investments and could power future electrified transport, in cars as well as HGVs. The start-up also said it had appointed a project director, Ray Macera, who most recently oversaw the Gestamp pressing facility that supplies Jaguar Land Rover’s Nitra […]
If one thing is certain as the UK heads to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 it is that no one low carbon technology has emerged to provide the answer to decarbonising heavy, long distance freight transport in the near term.
Reducing carbon emissions from fast-growing final-mile e-commerce deliveries isn’t just about switching to low emissions vehicles, as the Freight in the City Expo heard recently.
DAF Trucks has continued development of its all-electric CF tractor unit with delivery of a trial unit to Dutch operator Tinie Manders Transport.