British Gas ordered 2,000 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from Vauxhall this week amid plans to never again buy another combustion engine vehicle. This latest order represents the largest electric vehicle (EV) order for a commercial fleet in the UK, and adds to 1,000 purchased by British Gas last summer. All 3,000 electric vehicles will be on the road by 2022 with the company prioritising high pollution areas – although engineers can volunteer to have the new vans during the rollout. […]
South East based Timber merchant Lawsons has taken delivery of its first CNG-powered vehicle, a 26-tonne Stralis NP.
The government has ruled out funding HGV licence acquisitions to ease the current driver shortage in the UK, according to DfT minister Lord Ahmed.
XPO Logistics has named Baris Oran (pictured) as the chief financial officer for its intended spin-off, GXO Logistics.