DHL Supply Chain rolls out UK’s first electric 16-tonne truck


 

DHL Supply Chain has begun operating what it describes as the first purpose-built fully electric 16-tonne vehicle in the UK. The Volvo FL Electric 4×2 rigid is now part of DHL Supply Chain’s fleet in London, making last mile deliveries into the West End shopping district. The vehicle is powered by four 200 kWh batteries which can run for 120 miles, carrying a maximum of 12 pallets and weighing up to six tonnes. It will recharge overnight at DHL’s base […]