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  • Government should ban diesel HGV sales by 2040 April 18, 2019
    The government should ban sales of diesel HGVs by 2040 at the latest as part of a plan to make the road and rail freight industry carbon-free by 2050, according to the National Infrastructure Commission. Commission chairman Sir John Armitt said the move was necessary to provide the freight industry with the certainty it needs […]
    Maria Highland
  • Nikola targets Europe with electric artic April 18, 2019
    Nikola, the US electric truck start-up, has unveiled the Tre, an artic designed specifically for the European market, at an event in Phoenix, Arizona. President Mark Russell said: “With a range between 500 and 750 miles depending upon load, this gorgeous vehicle will have fast hydrogen fuelling in under 15 minutes, even in Europe.” And […]
    Maria Highland
  • Sainsbury’s trials electric van April 16, 2019
    Sainsbury’s is trialling and electric van for home deliveries in central and east London. It has named the van “Evie” and it will be used to deliver up to 30 orders a day. It expects the van to have a range of 80 miles on a single charge and the ability to carry the same […]
    Maria Highland
  • Meet the CiTTi exhibitors: PARKUNLOAD April 11, 2019
    PARKUNLOAD will be exhibiting at the City Transport and Traffic Innovation Exhibition which will be held on the 19 – 20 June at the MK Arena, Milton Keynes. PARKUNLOAD is an innovative solution to regulate “smart” loading bays. It is a IoT platform that enables users to regulate and control loading bays in urban areas […]
    Maria Highland
  • Wiesbaden takes 56 Mercedes-Benz e-buses April 11, 2019
    Public transport company ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft from Wiesbaden in Germany’s Hesse region has ordered 56 Mercedes‑Benz eCitaro electric urban buses, switching a fifth of its bus fleet to electromobility. The busses are fully electrically powered and locally emission-free. The state capital of Hesse will receive the first ten eCitaro buses and the remaining buses will be […]
    Maria Highland
  • Electric quadracycle to hit the streets April 11, 2019
    Electric Assisted Vehicle has launched a cargo bike which it says has been “engineered down” from a light commercial vehicle rather than “engineered up” from a bicycle. The quadracycle can carry 150 kilos of parcels is peddled and steered like a traditional bike. It has an electric motor that enables the rider to press a […]
    Maria Highland
  • ULEZ problematic for logistics operators April 11, 2019
    London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone came into effect on 8 April, impacting both trucks and cars alike but according to the FTA and RHA the road haulage industry is being punished. ULEZ operates round the clock, and all cars, motorcycles and vans (up to and including 3.5 tonnes) are to pay £12.50 to drive within […]
    Maria Highland
  • London ULEZ starts on Monday April 5, 2019
    London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone comes into force on Monday (8th April) with daily charges of £100 for lorries that do not meet Euro VI emission standards. The ULEZ covers the same area of central London as the existing Congestion Charging Zone and the daily charge runs from midnight to midnight. To be exempt from […]
    Maria Highland
  • All-electric Transit van launch set for 2021 April 4, 2019
    Ford has targeted 2021 for the volume launch of an all-electric Transit van designed to meet the needs of urban operators. The all-electric Transit will sit alongside the plug-in hybrid version which will go on sale in late 2019. Ford unveiled a working prototype of the all-electric Transit at a “Go Further” event in Amsterdam, […]
    Maria Highland
  • Four electric trucks for DB Schenker April 4, 2019
    DB Schenker has taken on four FUSO eCanter electric trucks for distribution operations in Paris, Frankfurt and the Stuttgart region. It has already been using an eCanter in Berlin. Tristan Keusgen, head of European fleet management at DB Schenker, said: “We need to bring goods into inner cities in a more sustainable manner and irrespective […]
    Maria Highland

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