Mercedes-Benz believes the total cost of ownership (TCO) of running battery electric trucks, could be the same as diesel trucks in just four years. Andreas von Wallfeld, head of marketing, sales and services at Mercedes-Benz Trucks, said: “Although it depends on many factors, such as subsidies, kWh pricing of energy and of course the local situation, we expect to see TCO parity on battery vehicles by between 2025 and 2027.” But he said the timeframe was harder to predict with […]
UK freight operators interested in alternative fuels and retrofit technology to reduce fleet emissions are invited to a free-to-attend LoCITY event on 20 March.
The RAC has called on all major political parties to say in the run-up to the next general election what they intend to do about four key transport concerns – the high cost of fuel, the poor state of the UK’s roads, the need for better enforcement of driving behaviour, and the issue of expensive and inadequate parking facilities.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.