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).

Freight in the City Expo

Fleets will choose ‘blended solution’ to fuel challenge, industry panel predicts

November 7, 2019 Tim Wallace

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 […]