electric vehicles

Hauliers want more government support to overcome barriers to net zero, report reveals

 
Less than a third of hauliers are optimistic the 2040 end-of-sale date for new diesel trucks can be met with almost two thirds wanting greater government support for the transition, according to a joint report from Bridgestone and Webfleet. The …

ScottishPower hydrogen plant at Felixstowe Port could power 1,300 trucks a day from 2026

 
ScottishPower is planning to build a £150m green hydrogen plant at the Port of Felixstowe which will be able to power trucks, trains and ships. The energy company is proposing to develop a 100MW plant at the Suffolk port which will provide up to…

Electra appoints Solomon to partner on UK’s first zero-emission refrigerated fuel cell electric vehicle

 
Temperature-controlled rigids manufacturer Solomon Commercials has partnered with Electra Commercial Vehicles to deliver a 19-tonne hydrogen-powered truck which is the first of its kind to go into operation. The Electra eCargo fuel cell electric…

Call for “ambitious” ZEV mandate to meet growing demand for electric vans

 
Government plans to mandate OEMs to produce a certain quota of zero-emission vans from 2024 must be “ambitious” if they are to meet growing industry demand for electric vans, New AutoMotive warned this week. The warning follows the publication o…

DHL reports 37% drop in carbon emissions from sustainable delivery trial at Billingsgate market

 
DHL Supply Chain has teamed up with the The City of London Corporation and Ford Pro to conduct a sustainable delivery trial at London’s historic Billingsgate Market to explore ways to reduce traffic, improve air quality and offer a better custom…