Biffa has launched 27 brand-new zero emission electric refuse collection vehicles (eRCVs) on the streets of Manchester today (8 March), in partnership with Manchester City Council which is investing £10m in the initiative. The move is part of Biffa’s sustainability strategy, dubbed ‘Resourceful and Responsible’ which includes a commitment to tackling climate change and a pledge to cease buying fossil-fuelled vehicles by 2030. Manchester City Council is one of the first local authorities to transform its fleet with electric refuse […]
The first prototypes of the new van from London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) have begun production at the company’s factory in Ansty, Coventry, ahead of its debut at this year’s CV show on 28 April.
Fraikin has won a tender to replace all of laminates manufacturer Rearo’s fleet of owned trucks and vans with a contract hire solution made up of Mercedes-Benz Actros, DAF LFs and Sprinters.
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 […]