Hauliers will be able to buy fully electric heavy duty trucks from Volvo next year, as the manufacturer ramps up its move towards fossil-free transport. Volvo Trucks is offering a complete heavy-duty range with electric drivelines, with tests now being undertaken of its FH, FM and FMX models, for use in regional transport and urban construction operations. Depending on the battery configuration, the truck maker said the range could be up to 300km. Roger Alm, Volvo Trucks president, said: “By […]
A new customer survey has revealed that 75% of transport planning professionals have seen increasing pressure to reduce their environmental impact in the last 12 months, yet two thirds (66%) believe that much more needs to be done to keep pace with public pressure for action.
Yorkshire duo Magtec and Paneltex are now ready to put their 7.5-tonne electric truck into series production.
Ahead of Monday’s (29 October) budget, Andrew Galliers, senior tax manager and transport and logistics sector specialist at accountancy firm Menzies, sets out his thoughts on assisting operators with the transition to a sustainable future.