UK engineering firm Penso has delivered its first Blue Ocean home delivery pods, with launch customer Asda taking an initial order for 25 units. Manufactured from a blend of carbon fibre and recycled plastic, the triple-compartment ultra-lightweight pods are said to be able to transport approximately the same weight of goods in two journeys that a traditional vehicle carries in three. This drastically reduces road miles and fuel costs, cuts CO2 and NOx emissions and means more drops can be […]
Birmingham City Council has developed a new website to help operators understand pending clean air zone requirements and provide fleet upgrade advice.
John G Russell (Transport) said it had benefitted from months of empty roads over the last year, which helped boost fleet productivity, fuel consumption and would result in strong financial results.