Leyland Trucks is to participate in a DfT project designed to help operators make the transition to battery electric vehicles. Scheduled for later this summer, the £10m trial will employ 20 DAF LF Electric 19-tonne rigids, together with the required charging infrastructure and data logging equipment. An interactive website will inform future fleet operator buying decisions, help stimulate the sale of battery electric trucks and guide operators on the costs and considerations involved. The project is part of the government’s […]
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.
Improved mirrors that eliminate HGV blind spots will become mandatory on newly registered vehicles from July of next year across the EU.
Post and parcel delivery companies could significantly reduce harmful city emissions and traffic congestion, if bold steps are taken to reshape last-mile delivery ecosystems, according to a new study by consultants Accenture.