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).
Speakers at this year’s Freight in the City Expo have urged politicians to give haulers much clearer guidelines on the part the sector should play in a zero emissions future.
Panellists at this year’s Freight in the City Expo have agreed that electric is likely to be the dominant fuel of the future for hauliers but admitted there is “no magic silver bullet” and that the sector will ultimately choose a “blended solution” using a mix of technologies based on the specific requirements of their fleets. Another emerging trend will be the sharing of charging facilities amid increased cooperation among hauliers, one predicted. The event, held at London’s Alexandra Palace […]
Swedish technology startup Volta Trucks will partner with Sheffield-based Magtec to develop the prototype of its fully electric truck.
Cross River Partnership is heading to Freight in the City Expo next week to share its collaborative approach to reducing the environmental impact of urban freight deliveries.
Renault Trucks returns to Freight in the City Expo at Alexandra Palace, London on 6 November 2019 with a line-up that debuts the new Master red EDITION, showcases its 100% electric ZE range from 3.1 to 26 tonnes, and reinvigorates its focus on innovative, energy-efficient commercial vehicles for the municipal sector.
DAF Trucks is showcasing an 18-tonne LF 230 FA skip-loader chassis, fuelled by hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) at Freight in the City next week.
Volvo Trucks will be displaying a 6×2 hook-lift rigid from its new FE-Electric range at next week’s Freight in the City Expo in London.
With TfL’s Direct Vision Standard due to come into force next year, vehicle safety expert Sentinel Systems will be heading to Freight in the City Expo to offer guidance to operators on ensuring their fleets comply.
Scania (Great Britain) is focusing on sustainability and safety at this year’s Freight in the City Expo, with three models from the company’s urban truck range on display. In addition, visitors will be able to get an exciting glimpse into the future of urban deliveries and research and development taking place today from Anders Lampinen, director of new technologies at Scania CV AB. Scania is once again a headline event partner to Freight in the City Expo, taking place on […]