Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW returns

Fleet Vision International –THE SHOW is back at the Guildhall on April 11 2024, and it’s bigger and better than ever. Have you registered to attend? Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW is an unmissable event for the international fleet…

Finding an electric niche

Agile electric and hydrogen vehicle manufacturer Electra Commercial Vehicles is thriving in a tumultuous sustainable transport market, and this is down to a business model that prioritises responsiveness, fast turnaround, and the highest quality products, MD Ben Smith tells Ann-Marie Knegt.…

New Dynamon ZERO feature calculates and compares TCO for electric and ICE vehicles

Fleets can now calculate and compare the total cost of ownership for petrol, diesel and electric vehicles using Dynamon’s new Financial Planner feature. A major new update to its award-winning ZERO software, Financial Planner automatically pulls together the critical pieces…

Lunaz achieves five-star DVS rating

Lunaz begins 2024 in a position to continue its journey towards producing 1,100 upcycled electric vehicles (UEVs) a year, with confirmation that its upcycled refuse trucks achieve the highest five-star Direct Vision Standard (DVS) rating for driver visibility. The DVS…

Allstar signs EV partnership with DPD to accelerate fleet decarbonisation plans

Allstar, one of the UK’s leading electric vehicle (EV), fuel, and business expense payment providers, has partnered with DPD. The agreement supports the business’s plans to achieve a net zero carbon footprint by 2040, and it will be delivered through…

Clean options for long-distance haulage: Horizon Europe guarantee

Supported through a Horizon Europe guarantee grant, Electra Commercial Vehicles and the University of Surrey will be helping heavy-duty vehicles travel further and more sustainably. If European countries are to meet their net zero targets, we must reduce emissions from…

Westminster City Council and Veolia win the EVIE Fleet Electrification Strategy of the Year award

Westminster City Council, in partnership with Veolia, received recognition at the Electric Vehicle and Innovation Awards (EVIEs) 2023 for the successful launch of their Landmann Way depot. This initiative transforms waste to power a fleet of 54 electric vehicles. The…

Volvo FH becomes the first electric Truck of the Year 

Volvo Trucks has scooped a prestigious industry award for its Volvo FH Electric, becoming the first-ever electric truck named International Truck of the Year.    In explaining the decision, the jury praised the electric truck’s performance, seamless acceleration, quietness, and…

Bedford Borough Council opts for electric sweepers from Aebi Schmidt to help meet green targets

Bedford Borough Council has switched from diesel to electric power to help cut its carbon footprint with four new eSwingo compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt. The all-electric, silent-operating eSwingos replace four existing diesel models on a like-for-like basis and operate…

UK policy and early movers can play a significant role in unleashing finance to decarbonise the UK freight transport sector

Efforts should be directed towards whole freight system analysis capability, co-created roadmaps and ports as decarbonisation hubs to help the freight transport sector’s transition. The end-of-project report released today by the Decarbonising UK Freight Transport (DUKFT) Network suggests several ways…