Thermo King is partnering with Mercedes-Benz AG to create a fully electric, refrigerated Mercedes-Benz eSprinter van for final mile delivery of pharmaceuticals and medicines. The prototype comes with the all-electric E-200 refrigeration unit and the new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery from Thermo King. The combination delivers independent and constant capacity ensuring an unbroken cold chain even during driver breaks, which ensures the quality of transported pharmaceuticals and medicines. Eneko Fernandez, product management leader at Thermo King said: “The collaboration between Thermo […]
Liverpool-based Custom Glass has added six Mercedes-Benz Atego 7.5 tonners to its fleet after eStar Truck & Van’s chairman paid a visit to convince the glass supplier it was in safe hands.
European operators with less than 20 vehicles see limited benefits in reducing their carbon emissions and lack the basic capabilities to address the issue, according to a new report by online transport platform provider Transporeon.
The government is ramping up its zero carbon agenda, but how keen are HGV operators to jump onboard when the technology is struggling to keep pace with the demands of running a fleet of vehicles?