Temperature controlled logistics specialist Gist is trialling the Vector eCool – a fully autonomous, all-electric, engineless refrigerated trailer system. Developed by Carrier Transicold and Gray and Adams, the 13.6 metre electric trailer is being used for store deliveries of fresh and chilled foods to major supermarkets. The new technology, which is making its debut in the UK, uses an under-mounted battery to power the fridge system and, when mobile, converts kinetic energy generated by the trailer’s axle to replenish the […]
Another leading haulier has spoken out against the extension of London’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) this week.
Watch on demand: Urban innovation and electric city trucks in spotlight at first Freight in the City webinar
A brand-new series of Freight in the City webinars kicked off on 11 February with a focus on urban innovation and electric delivery vehicles, in partnership with Renault Trucks UK and Ireland. MT takes a look at some of the key themes explored in this engaging session.
New research from the Gas Vehicle Network (GVN) has shown that in 2019 almost 80% of the total dispensed volume of gas for transport fuel was biomethane – a renewable and sustainable low carbon option.