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    Trucksters set to be first operator with fully electric long-haul route in 2023


    Trucksters has announced its intention to electrify its long haul transport through the use of only electric vehicles by late 2023.The company, which would become the first operator to meet the zero-emission target, said it would start with several electric trucks at the beginning of the year and increase the ...

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    Road Transport Media launches new brand dedicated to decarbonisation of road freight


    Road Transport Media (RTM), the leading media information business serving the CV and road freight sector, has announced a new brand: Freight Carbon Zero, dedicated to providing trusted, independent information about the race to zero emissions.Freight Carbon Zero joins Motor Transport, Commercial Motor, Truck & Driver and Transport News in ...

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    DX Express launches electric vehicles for London parcel deliveries


    DX Express has launched an initiative with Silva Brothers to start using electric vehicles for its London parcel deliveries.Beginning with an initial 20 EVs, the vehicles will provide support for DX’s growing parcels operation.The fleet is anticipated to deliver approximately 750,000 parcels in its first full year of operation.The London ...

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    MBNI Truck & Van supplies TriAgg with first Mercedes eVito


    TriAgg, an asphalt surfacing and groundwork construction firm, has chosen its first battery-powered eVito, joining a fleet of Mercedes model vans delivered by MBNI Truck & Van.Despite trading in High Wycombe, the company sources its vehicles from the Mercedes-Benz agent based in Northern Ireland.“I bought my first van from MBNI ...

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    Volta Trucks partners with Siemens to roll out new charging infrastructure


    Volta Trucks and Siemens Smart Infrastructure have partnered up to deliver charging apparatus to customers and accelerate their transition to CV electrification.The technical infrastructure of the charging installations for Volta Trucks’ customers would be overseen by Siemens and includes the hardware and software required to operate the charging and power ...

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    First Hydrogen gets go-ahead for UK fuel cell road tests


    First Hydrogen said it had been given the green light to operate its fuel cell-powered vans on British roads.The automotive and energy developer said the vehicle certification authority (VCA) had certified its zero emission light CVs as legal and a two-year trial is now expected to commence in January.It said ...

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    Shell partners with Hoyer on cleaner fuel trial


    Shell has revealed details of its pilot fuel initiative in partnership with Hoyer, which aims to decarbonise its UK supply chain.The pilot programme, which began in May and will run for six month, marks the first application of the fuel in heavy-duty vehicles for Shell globally.It sees Shell switch part ...

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    Still time to register for free Scottish Clean Air Roadshow next week in Edinburgh


    Commercial vehicle operators affected by Scotland’s Low Emission Zones (LEZ) across Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow should head along to a free half-day roadshow next week, brought to you by Motor Transport and Transport News.You’ll be able to hear directly from Transport Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council ...

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    Amazon UK to deliver 700-strong electric truck fleet as part of £1.14bn investment plan


    Amazon is planning to expand its UK fleet of electric HGVs to 700 trucks as part of a €1bn (£1.14bn) five-year investment programme aimed at electrifying its European transportation network.Amazon will spend £300m in the UK on expanding its fleet of electric eHGVs - which currently consists of just five ...

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    BAE Systems calls on Fraikin for Mercedes electric vans and charging points


    Defence contractor BAE Systems has taken delivery of two Mercedes 3.5-tonne electric vans on contract hire from Fraikin.The vehicles are the first to be deployed at the company’s Broad Oak manufacturing plant in Portsmouth and replace diesel-powered assets.As part of the four-year deal, Fraikin has also provided EV infrastructure support, ...

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    Battery electric commercial vehicle volumes soar despite "big questions" over charging


    A battery electric vehicle (BEV) “boom” led to deliveries of electric CVs increasing by 70% last month, but concerns remain about the UK’s charging infrastructure.Figures from the SMMT showed that BEV deliveries now have a market share of 4.4%, up from 2.9% in 2021.The SMMT said that with a growing ...

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    DX launches £750,000 electric vehicle programme with Ikea


    DX has launched a three-year project to acquire a fleet of electric vehicles for use in its delivery and logistics partnership with Ikea.The company has recently invested £750,000 with further investment planned over the next three years to establish an initial fleet of over 60 electric vehicles for Ikea’s home-delivery ...

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    Recycling Lives takes delivery of UK's first electric skip loaders


    Waste firm Recycling Lives has taken on two zero tailpipe emissions Renault E-Tech D18 Wides at its site in Preston.They are the first electric skip loaders in the UK and will be used in daily operations, servicing commercial and household customers.The D Wides have the capacity to complete a full ...

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    New report reveals number of hauliers committed to reducing carbon emisssions and their likely choice of fuel


    The vast majority of UK transport firms are committed to actively reducing their carbon emissions over the next five years, a new survey has showed.It found 94% of transport and logistics companies will attempt to go green by 2027, although the figure dropped to two-thirds when asked if they were ...

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    Hauliers urged to help shape new clean air plan for Manchester


    Haulage firms operating in or around Greater Manchester are being encouraged to give their views about how a non-charging clean air plan can be developed to address the northern city’s pollution problems.Manchester’s mayor Andy Burnham said local authorities will refuse to implement a charging clean air zone and the only ...

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    ULEMCo partners with Keenan Recycling on first hydrogen-HVO dual-fuel truck


    Hydrogen fuel pioneer ULEMCo is working with Keenan Recycling on a hydrogen dual-fuel truck using HVO rather than diesel.It said the waste collection vehicle offered best in class environmental sustainability by combining the use of hydrogen to reduce tailpipe emissions with the “drop in” renewable fuel.The conversion shows that hydrogen ...

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    Kinaxia Logistics to trial Tevva's first series production electric truck


    Tevva has announced that Kinaxia Logistics has agreed to trial its 7.5-tonne battery-electric truck.The truck is the first in a series of commercial vehicles from Tevva, which includes 7.5-tonne, 12-tonne, and 19-tonne hydrogen-electric versions.Kinaxia chief executive Simon Hobbs told MT the vehicle would be based at its AKW site in ...

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    Operators invited to free half-day Scottish Clean Air Roadshow on 18 October in Edinburgh


    Commercial vehicle operators affected by Scotland’s Low Emission Zones (LEZ) across Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow should head along to a free half-day roadshow next month, brought to you by Motor Transport and Transport News.You’ll be able to hear directly from senior government officials and Transport Scotland about the LEZ ...

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    Terberg tractor trials launched at Heathrow


    IAG Cargo is trialling the electric Terberg YT203EV for 12 months at Heathrow as part of plans to cut emissions.If the trial is a success the company aims to replace its existing terminal tractors with the Terberg YT203EV in the near future - a move which could see the company ...

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    Tevva electric truck passes hot weather tests with flying colours ahead of customer trials


    Tevva’s 7.5 tonne battery electric truck has sailed through rigorous hot weather and altitude tests in Sierra Nevada, Spain, clearing the way for customer trials which will this autumn.The hydrogen electric truck manufacturer tested the performance of its 7.5-tonne battery-electric truck technology at extreme heat and altitude over several challenging ...