Volvo is preparing to launch three new all-electric FH, FM and FMX HGV models in Europe. The move is part of wider plans to ensure its electric truck portfolio makes up almost half of the manufacturer’s European truck sales by 2030. The Volvo FH Electric is designed for regional and intercity transport, whilst the Volvo FM Electric is aimed at the heavy local transport and regional distribution market. The Volvo FMX Electric is for operators looking for cleaner and quieter […]
Palletforce has incorporated Olympic data into its Alliance IT system to provide its 100 UK depots with the latest Games information this summer. Network members now have information about the 109 Olympic Games Lanes on the Olympic Route Network, as well as delivery restrictions affecting venues. Dean Hughes, IT director for Palletforce, says: “During the games there will be road layout alterations, diversions, parking and loading restrictions, special Games Lanes and extra security measures all of which will impact on […]
Turnover at delivery giant DPD Group UK passed through £1bn last year.
Switching from diesel to natural gas will produce a 10% saving in CO2 emissions for a heavy truck running on motorways, according to trials carried out by IVECO at Millbrook.