Frank Thorpe, UK MD of Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing giant BYD, has claimed a new government pledge of £200m to help decarbonise UK road freight is not enough to trigger a major transition towards alternatively-fuelled HGVs. News of the investment came during logistics conference ITT Hub at Farnborough International where transport minister Trudy Harrison announced plans for a three-year comparative programme with initial competitions for battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell technology launching shortly. The trials could see hundreds more […]
Daimler Truck revealed its plans for an independent future at a press conference last month as it heads towards separation from its parent company and stock market listing by the end of the year.
West Berkshire Council has granted outline planning permission on behalf of Walker Logistics for a 125,000sq ft warehouse on greefield land just south of Membury Service Station, between junctions 14 and 15 of the M4.
Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen have revealed more details of their joint alliance to develop commercial and electric vehicles.