Volta Trucks said the announcement of a ban on sales of petrol and diesel vans and cars by 2030 must be extended to HGVs due to their contribution to global warming. Rob Fowler, chief executive of the all-electric truck manufacturer, said he was disappointed there was no mention in the government’s ‘green industrial revolution’ proposals on diesel powered lorries: “Legacy internal combustion engine trucks are a disproportionately large contributor to greenhouse gasses and air pollution that’s proven to be a […]
Operators attending a Clean Air Roadshow in Manchester want to see a lower charge for Euro-5 HGVs entering the Greater Manchester clean air zone proposed for summer 2021 to avoid a huge shift from large trucks to vans.
The first UK trial of wireless charging technology for light commercial vans will launch in Edinburgh next spring.
Geodis has been appointed by wholesaler Cotswold Fayre to manage its warehousing and the distribution of its portfolio of food and drinks to retailers across the UK, under a three-year deal.