DAF Trucks used ITT Hub to showcase its full line up of electric vehicles including the LF Electric 4×2 rigid and CF Electric 6×2 rigid and 4×2 tractor units. Also on show for the first time in the UK was the New Generation DAF XG+ top of the range Super Space replacement cab over a 13-litre 530hp engine. Following the launch in June, production of righthand drive New Gen trucks will start in October at the Leyland factory in Lancashire […]
Reducing carbon emissions from fast-growing final-mile e-commerce deliveries isn’t just about switching to low emissions vehicles, as the Freight in the City Expo heard recently.
Fraikin has won a tender to replace all of laminates manufacturer Rearo’s fleet of owned trucks and vans with a contract hire solution made up of Mercedes-Benz Actros, DAF LFs and Sprinters.
The fleet of electric commercial vehicles on British roads will jump by hundreds and perhaps thousands in the next two to five years as some of the biggest logistics companies put their faith in battery power, especially in the cities, in the wake of rapid improvements in range and payload, writes Selwyn Parker.