Modified Vauxhall electric vans, capable of being charged up wirelessly, have taken to the streets of Edinburgh in a groundbreaking trial. The vans are fitted with a slim charging pad on the underside and can be charged up in less than an hour simply by parking above electric pads with no need for cables or plugging in. The £1.6m project is being led by Flexible Power Systems (FPS), in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council and Heriot-Watt University. FPS […]
The Covid-19 pandemic could see operators take a more radical approach to their future plans with a more rapid uptake of modern technology and electric vehicles than originally planned, according to FleetCheck research.
The potential for lorries to be fuelled by sewage waste is being investigated by Coventry university and Severn Trent.