Volta Trucks said it hopes to roll out its first electric vehicle later this year after the value of its order books hit $260m. The manufacturer also confirmed that a “significant number of additional vehicle orders are expected to be announced in the coming weeks”, after a successful commercial period of customer acquisition. The first Volta Zero trucks are expected to be operating with customers in late 2021 following a round of funding in which $20m was secured from New York-based […]
DPD says it will be able to offer customers carbon neutral shipping from July. The parcel carrier’s Total Zero commitment will mean customers can send packages of all weights, sizes and types that are carbon neutral at no extra cost. The business, which has already made a series of changes to reduce its carbon emissions, will also benefit from parent company Geopost’s partnership with carbon market company CDC Climat. Geopost will spend €5m per year on carbon offsetting projects in […]
Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested.
Commercial vehicle company Marshall Fleet Solutions (MFS) has launched a new division dedicated to helping operators cut their carbon emissions and play their part in averting climate breakdown.