High levels of interest from fleet operators for zero emission vehicles will drive a “dramatic shift” to electric vans, according to research from the Arval Mobility Observatory. Despite a plethora of obstacles that still need to be overcome – including a lack of models, limited range and supply, as well as the extra payload – Arval said its research revealed growing enthusiasm for battery electric power in light CVs. Half of respondents said they were already running hybrids, or planned […]
DSV Road has signed up to the Green Freight Europe initiative, as part of its commitment to minimising its environmental impact. Green Freight Europe is voluntary programme promoting cooperation between transport companies and their customers. The initiative is focused on building and maintaining a platform to collect, compute and report CO² emissions from road transport. It includes companies like IKEA, DOW, Schneider Electric and Akzo Nobel in membership, as well as a number of transport suppliers. René Falch Olesen, chief […]
The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to give the government’s net zero carbon emissions strategy a big boost, and the new Commercial Motor Show virtual conference will take a look at the options for decarbonising heavy road transport.
Sales of electric vans rose to 3,204 in 2019 according to the SMMT, but that is still just 1% of the total light van market last year.