The first UK trial of wireless charging technology for light commercial vans will launch in Edinburgh next spring. Heriot-Watt University, Flexible Power Systems (FPS) and City of Edinburgh Council have been awarded funding worth £1.6m for the project, which has potential to accelerate commercial fleet electrification across the UK. Wireless charging allows electric vehicles (EVs) to recharge while parked on charging pads instead of using cables that need to be manually plugged in by a driver. The project will get […]
Clean Air Zones and the Ultra Low Emission Zone, in association with Ryder: Where are they and how do HGV operators stay compliant?
Clean Air Zones and the Ultra Low Emission Zone are coming and you can count on Ryder to help ensure that your vehicles are ready. Please bookmark this page to ensure Motortransport.co.uk and Ryder keep you up to date with these key legislative changes. We are here to provide you with information and advice on this ever-changing landscaped to help you stay compliant. CLEAN AIR ZONES In May 2017 DEFRA and the DfT published the Clean Air Zone Framework […]
The road to zero carbon emissions will need big changes to the refuelling and charging infrastructure, according to industry specialists attending last week’s CM Show who agreed that hydrogen is now a viable alternative to electric.
The partnership between Iveco and battery electric vehicle manufacturer Nikola has taken its next step with its Ulm, Germany facility commencing production of the Nikola Tre heavy-duty EV by the end of the year.