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Barriers to electric power for commercial vehicles are not intractable

December 2, 2019 Steve Hobson

Recent figures from business intelligence firm JATO revealed an astounding rise in global demand for electric vehicles, with sales of non-hybrid cars increasing by 92% over a 12-month period. This is perhaps the clearest sign yet that battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are finally a viable alternative in the consumer sector.

Freight in the City Expo

Will 2020 be the year of the battery?

November 7, 2019 Steve Hobson

2020 may be the year when battery electric vehicles come of age and what have been until now largely prototypes start to become mainstream, according to speakers at the 2019 Freight in the City Expo (FiTC) at London’s Alexandra Palace yesterday (6 November).