Whatever the post 2035 road transport landscape looks like it is certain to involve the use of growing amounts of electricity to power vehicles as the 120-year dominance of diesel begins to decline. Whether trucks are powered by batteries, catenaries or hydrogen – or a combination – they will need a lot of electricity, preferably […]
Mercedes Benz Trucks is set to unveil a concept prototype of its 40-tonne battery-electric eActros LongHaul truck at this year’s IAA Transportation in September in Hanover, Germany.
Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport is rolling out a route optimisation system across its fleet, following a trial which saw mileage and emissions cut by 15%. The family firm, which is headquartered in Duxford, is introducing Optimize’s route optimisation software system throughout its 80-vehicle fleet, including its electric vehicles. The Optimize system uses algorithms to route […]
Vehicle asset funders will need manufacturers support for carbon zero vehicles, says Close Bros. Vehicle financing businesses will need the support of the vehicle manufacturers in developing new funding solutions to aid the journey to carbon zero, Close Brothers’ head of national accounts and ESG, Andrew New, told delegates at the recent Logistics UK ‘Delivering […]