JLP John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a zero-carbon commercial vehicle fleet by 2045, with an interim target of fully fossil-free vehicles by the early 2030s.A plan spanning JLP’s 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks and 20 farm vehicles has been developed. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractor units in 2016. The successful pilot scheme was followed by the introduction of a further 83 biomethane-fuelled vehicles between 2017 […]
MT Partnership Award winner Miniclipper Logistics is planning further expansion and investment after a record performance this year.
Astra Vehicle Technologies Hybrid Iveco Daily Astra Vehicle Technologies impressed our judges by pulling out the stops to produce the UK’s first plug-in hybrid Iveco Daily panel van. Drivers can select three hybrid modes via an integrated LCD display, seamlessly combining electric motor and diesel engine power, to ensure total flexibility of operation and no range anxiety. The Hybrid Iveco Daily delivers seamless transition from diesel to electric when needed, using GPS to automatically switch from diesel to electric when […]
If Elon Musk can send a car into space on reusable rocket boosters, then surely a down-to-earth electric truck travelling 500 miles on a single charge isn’t beyond the capabilities of today’s engineers?