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 […]
EM Rogers (Transport) expanded its specialist car transporter business during its previous financial year, buying several enclosed car transporters and the associated customer-list from Advatec.
At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.
Construction firms are signing up to a charter committed to finding ways to reduce the consumption of single-use pallets.