A “game changing” technology which allows electric vehicles to charge their batteries on the move could open the door to long haul electric HGVs. Environmental specialists Ricardo and electricity distributor Western Power Distribution (WPD) are joining forces with Coventry City Council in a new study which will assess the feasibility of using dynamic wireless charging for electric vehicles on the UK’s distribution network and look at installing the technology in Coventry. The project is funded through the Ofgem Network Innovation […]
Government’s emissions strategy contains very little for the road transport industy, say associations
Trade associations are urging the government to provide more focus and funding to the road transport sector to help it play its part in reducing UK carbon emissions.
Volta Trucks and Petit Forestier collaborate to launch all-electric refrigerated rental vehicle by 2022
Volta Trucks and European rental firm Petit Forestier Group have partnered to make a refrigerated 100% electric commercial vehicle available to hire from 2022.
The vehicle rental and leasing industry is sounding the alarm on a lack of vans which it warns could hamper the UK’s economic recovery.