DPD has agreed a deal with vehicle manufacturer Maxus for 750 e Deliver electric vans, which will double its total UK EV fleet. The deal, which includes 500 long wheelbase 3.5t electric vans and 250 of the smaller e Deliver 3, means that DPD’s total EV UK fleet will be almost 1,500, with plans to extend that to over 1,700 EVs on the road by the end of the year. The parcel giant has purchased both the 72kw and longer […]
DPD is to give its self-employed workers new rights including sick pay, annual leave and a pension as part of a new driver code, which comes after the death of a self-employed driver earlier this year.
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.
Reed Boardall said the environmental benefit of running its HGV fleet on a renewable fuel was the key driver in opening its first Bio-LNG station.