CitySprint is gearing up for Christmas by recruiting 600 couriers across the UK. The same-day distribution firm said the new recruits will join its existing fleet of more than 3,500 couriers and it is hiring across a range of vehicles, with a particular focus on small and large vans. CitySprint also wants to employ drivers […]
Almost all new refuse collection vehicles in London should be electric, according to Carlos Rodrigues, MD of Renault Trucks. Briefing journalists in London last week, Rodrigues said it was time to “walk the talk” and take the immediate opportunity to follow progress in electric buses by electrifying the waste sector. “The vast majority of RCV […]
Scottish whisky producer Chivas Brothers has put into service one of the country’s first all-electric tractor units in partnership with Volvo Trucks. The FM Electric 6×2 pulling a tri-axle box van trailer is capable of hauling around 24 tonnes of whisky and will cover between 250 and 300 miles a day, clocking up around 62,000 […]
The government’s plug-in van and truck grants will be extended for another two years to spring 2025 and changes to the existing plug-in vehicle grants will allow operators to apply for funding for larger trucks.