DP World has announced the arrival of the first ever all-electric terminal tractor at a British port. The Terberg YT203-EV will primarily be used at London Gateway for transporting goods the two-mile distance from the quayside to a distribution facility at the adjacent logistics park. DP World added that it plans to make its entire fleet of 11 terminal tractors at London Gateway all-electric in the near future. Ernst Schulze, UK chief executive, said: “We are delighted that Britain’s first […]
Association of Fleet Professionals launches charter to fast-track adoption of electric vehicles in UK
A new electric vehicle (EV) charter and accompanying training course have been launched by the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP).
New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations increased by 9.5% in the first three months of 2021, signalling signs of recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
DPD has teamed up with electric vehicle tyre maker ENSO to trial new tyres that are designed to reduce air and microplastic pollution.