New research has shown “significant interest” among major operators for hydrogen trucks for a range of applications with some confirming they would be happy to pay more in the short term to trial a small number of fuel cell trucks. The research was carried out by H2Accelerate, a collaboration of truck manufacturers Daimler Truck, IVECO and Volvo Group, and hydrogen infrastructure providers Linde, OMV, Shell and TotalEnergies. The whitepaper, ‘Understanding and meeting end user expectations’, looks at the level of […]
Food and drink retail and wholesale distribution business, A.F. Blakemore & Son, has been trialling an electric truck at its Willenhall distribution centre.
Electric truck manufacturer Volta Trucks has revealed the forthcoming 7.5- and 12-tonne Volta Zero variants – the second product family in its full-electric vehicle range.
The road haulage sector has seen many ups and downs in recent months as the driver shortages, pandemic and Brexit each had a negative impact on the availability of and demand for road freight solutions. Each of these situations would have posed a challenge in isolation but, cumulatively, they began a period of unprecedented change and opportunities to introduce new operational practices. For some, these changes are welcome but, for others, they indicate further pain points imposed on the industry […]