London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has strengthened its dealer presence in the Midlands with the appointment of Guest Truck and Van as its Midlands sales and servicing partner.
London’s £4.2bn Tideway project has rolled out an immersive driver training programme to boost safety around vulnerable road users.
DHL Supply Chain has begun operating what it describes as the first purpose-built fully electric 16-tonne vehicle in the UK.
Concerns that Transport for London (TfL) was poised to extend the congestion charging zone to the North and South Circular Roads have been allayed after a bailout plan was agreed without the expansion.
Leeds Clean Air Zone is no longer required, Leeds City Council announced today (13 October).
The delayed Birmingham City clean air zone (CAZ) will be launched on 1 June 2021, the city council has confirmed. The move will see non-Euro 6 trucks, buses and coaches charged £50 a day to enter the zone, which lies within the A4540 ring road. Non-compliant cars will be charged £8 a day.
The Mayor of London has this week launched its heavy vehicle scrappage scheme, ahead of the 1 March 2021 tightening of the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) to Euro-6 standards across the capital.
Falling levels of air pollution during the Covid-19 pandemic could see Leeds and Sheffield City Councils drop their plans for charging Clean Air Zones.
Scania has revealed plans to launch a range of fast-charging electric long-distance HGVs within the next few years as it ramps up its drive towards battery-powered sustainable vehicles.
Anglo-Swedish electric vehicle start up Volta Trucks has officially launched its 16-tonne GVW battery electric urban delivery truck, the Volta Zero. Designed as an EV from the ground up, CEO Rob Fowler said the vehicle was “available now to meet customers’ desire to decarbonise”.