A fully electric refuse truck has taken to the streets in Gloucestershire in a bid to make the entire district carbon neutral. Ubico, which handles waste on behalf of Stroud district council, trialled the e-One electric truck, converted from a diesel-powered vehicle to an electric drivetrain. It is one of the first full electric refuse vehicle conversions in the UK. It was used on rounds in Stonehouse and Upton St Leonards, covering 55km and performing 1054 bin lifts and the […]
Anders Nielsen took over as CEO of MAN Truck & Bus in September 2012, after 25 years at Scania, like MAN part of the Volkswagen group. There the Swede rose from managing gearbox production to a place on the board responsible for production and logistics.
The RHA has laid down four elements for achieving a “sustainable recovery” and has urged the government to consider the environmental, economic and social needs of business and people.
The RHA is calling on the government to set out a national road map to decarbonise freight over the next 25 years which respects vehicle life cycles and supports business investment.