At the TRATON Group Innovation day in Sweden last week, motortransport.co.uk caught up with Christian Levin, TRATON’s chief operating officer and head of R&D.
The fleet of electric commercial vehicles on British roads will jump by hundreds and perhaps thousands in the next two to five years as some of the biggest logistics companies put their faith in battery power, especially in the cities, in the wake of rapid improvements in range and payload, writes Selwyn Parker.
Glasgow City Council has announced that its entire fleet of vehicles, including 23 gritters, street sweepers and refuse vehicles, will be replaced with dual fuel hydrogen models following an £805,000 funding award.
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Renault Trucks has put the first Master ZE full electric vehicle in Europe on the road with Kent County Council. The 57kW Master ZE nine-seat minibus has a 33kWh battery pack giving a range of 120km and will be used by Compaid, a charity helping disadvantaged people back into work.
Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership 2019 annual conference will be themed ‘More than electric dreams?’ Future fuels on the Road to Zero’.
The EU has infuriated Europe’s major truck builders by setting highly challenging standards for cuts in CO2 emissions to be achieved in very short timescales.
Commercial vehicle financing experts Close Brother Asset Financing has teamed up with RAW Charging to offer fully-financed electric vehicle charging installations through the ChargePoint network.
Operators taking part in the DfT’s Low Emission Freight and Logistics trial headed to Cenex LCV at Millbrook last week to highlight progress being made in developing cleaner delivery vehicles for industry.
Revolve Technologies has developed a novel way to use printed circuit boards (PCB) to make a fuel cell, which it showcased at last week’s Cenex-LCV event at Millbrook Proving Ground.