Services company Amey is trialling 10 Vauxhall eVivaros across its highways, waste and facilities management businesses to understand the scale of the transition required to go fully electric. Working with Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, the firm intends to reduce its carbon emissions through the adoption of alternative fuel vehicles across its fleet. Tom Lawless, Amey group fleet and plant director, said the six-month trial would help it to work out what the challenges are in each part of the business […]
The need for reduced handling during the Covid-19 crisis at a time when fewer people have been in their places of work has also given some operations an opportunity to experiment with limited autonomous delivery projects, although not in the UK.
Innovate UK have commissioned the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) to support dissemination of the findings from the Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trial (LEFT) programme. The objectives are to engage with the LEFT project teams and develop a collaborative public dissemination process highlighting the key findings, successes, and learnings from the LEFT programme.
Centrepiece of the Renault Trucks stand at ITT Hub in Farnborough this week was a new 26-tonne 6×2 tag axle low entry, high direct vision chassis cab for urban applications such as refuse collection where it is aimed squarely at existing players including Mercedes-Benz and Dennis.