Parcel delivery company DPD has completed a series of engineering tests with the full-electric Volta Zero, as part of wider beta trials for the new, 16-tonne vehicle. The design verification prototype was tested at the firm’s Hinckley Superhub in Leicestershire. DPD drivers, accompanied by Volta Trucks engineers and qualified drivers, went to the firm’s Hinckley […]
DPD has snapped up South East final-mile courier Absolutely in a move aimed at strengthening its same day delivery offering. Absolutely has a fleet of around 200 couriers servicing clients ranging from fashion brands and health organisations to law firms and media businesses. Its fleet includes an expanding number of zero-emission vehicles, such as cargo […]
The potential for lorries to be fuelled by sewage waste is being investigated by Coventry university and Severn Trent.
Haulage firm Nicholls and its client Knauf have unveiled the first of many new liveried trucks highlighting the CO2 savings generated by the fleet of LNG trucks used to make the partnership’s deliveries. The shift to using LNG trucks for Knauf deliveries is part of a drive by both businesses to develop a more carbon […]