Bensons for Beds has today started trialling the all-electric Maxus E Deliver 3, built by SAIC, as part of its strategy to become a net zero retailer by 2040. A pilot scheme will see the business delivering Rollo by Slumberland mattresses to addresses in London, Kent, Cambridge, Essex and Milton Keynes. The electric van has a payload of 905kg and is capable of carrying eight to 10 rolled-up mattresses. It has an average city range of 213 miles on a […]
Rivus Fleet Solutions has opened a new “flagship” garage in Southampton, 60% larger than its predecessor and capable of being able to support HGVs.
An electric road system (ERS) is the only viable future for long-haul HGVs, with hydrogen far too expensive, the director of the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight has told delegates at new transport and logistics event ITT Hub.
From April 2019 the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will come into effect in central London, with an extended north-south ULEZ announced for 2021. At CitySprint, we believe the introduction of government initiatives such as the T-charge and the ULEZ are necessary steps in combating urban pollution – and we anticipate that other cities will follow suit. The logistics industry has long understood its effect on the environment; it can no longer afford not to take practical steps […]