Gregory Distribution, in partnership with customer Brewdog, is trialling the UK’s first 19-tonne rigid Electra e-Cargo Urban Refrigeration Vehicle. The zero-tailpipe-emission truck is based on an Iveco Eurocargo chassis and supplied by Blackburn-based tech firm NRG Fleet Services, which this year scooped the Motor Transport Innovation Award. A test model of the electric truck is currently being deployed in different urban delivery scenarios across Gregory’s operation. This will be followed by a permanent Electra e-Cargo joining the fleet in Spring […]
Amazon has revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian.
Early indications suggest that the larger 15.65m longer semi-trailer size is proving a more popular option than its 14.6m counterpart in the Department for Transport’s (DfT) ten-year trial of the new lengths, announced last December. According to the DfT, “two or three” companies have returned their allowance of the smaller 14.6m design and MT has learnt the government is now permitting firms to swap allocations them between themselves, or even give them away as long as no business trials more […]
Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.