Amazon has revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian. The development is the first step on the online retail giant’s path to getting 10,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2022 and 100,000 by 2030. The delivery vans feature 360-degree view cameras; Alexa integration for hands-free access to route information and three levels of shelving with a bulkhead door. Amazon said that prior to its relationship with EV manufacturer Rivian, it was unable […]
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 […]
Panther Logistics has ordered 44 new SDC curtainsider trailers from Hireco as growth at the premium, two-man delivery firm continues to escalate.
Linkline Transport has expanded into the home delivery sector in response to the challenges posed by Covid-19 and is relying on Mandata’s cloud-based software to keep track on parcels.