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Barriers to electric power for commercial vehicles are not intractable

December 2, 2019 Steve Hobson

Recent figures from business intelligence firm JATO revealed an astounding rise in global demand for electric vehicles, with sales of non-hybrid cars increasing by 92% over a 12-month period. This is perhaps the clearest sign yet that battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are finally a viable alternative in the consumer sector.

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).

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LoCITY Fuels in Action helps freight operators understand market for alternative fuels

March 28, 2018 dangriffiths

By Christopher Walton and Colin Barnett A Fuels in Action event at Kempton Park in Surrey last week (20 March) was the culmination of a year of activity from LoCITY featuring roadshows on gas, electric and hydrogen. It brought together operators, manufacturers, fuel suppliers and policy experts to explore the multitude of options on the market. Up for discussion were the latest developments and operational impacts across all alternatives to diesel, as well as the effect of legislation such as […]