Automotive developer REE has begun trials of its all-electric P7 modular platform for delivery fleets. Supporting up to four tonnes (8,800lbs) max payload, REE said the P7 platform has capacity for 35% more packages than comparable CVs. It added that electric and autonomous vehicles built on top of the platform will be able to achieve driving ranges of up to 370 miles with speeds of up to 80 mph and supporting gross vehicle weight ratings of up to 7.5-tonnes (16,500lbs). […]
If one thing is certain as the UK heads to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 it is that no one low carbon technology has emerged to provide the answer to decarbonising heavy, long distance freight transport in the near term.
Logistics firm Wincanton has sealed a deal to deliver Wickes Showroom kitchen and bathroom products across the South West of England, Midlands and part of Wales.