Electrify the streets

Bucher Municipal’s General Manager, Graham Howlett, tells Fleet Vision International that electric street sweepers are critical to the industry’s sustainable revolution. In the global pursuit of sustainability, every sector must play its part in reducing its environmental impact and embracing…

Iveco Driveaway programme goes electric with the addition of new eDaily

Iveco has extended its Driveaway programme to include the Iveco eDaily for operators looking to go electric in their operations. Equipped with the modular battery system of the Iveco eDaily and specially selected lightweight Brit-Tipp bodywork, the ‘ready-built’ two-battery vehicles…

Tootbus set to unveil end-to-end renewable power for its electric fleet through new VEV solar panel project in Wandsworth

Tootbus, the world’s first low-emissions sightseeing bus company, has approved installing roof-mounted solar panels on its Wandsworth depot, collaborating with electric fleet solutions provider VEV. This project will power the existing electric fleet with 100% end-to-end renewable power, providing 65,000kwh…

Marking 5,000 Electric Vehicles in NYC’s Fleet, DCAS and NYC Public Schools Release Animated Educational Video ‘Batteries Included’

This spring, NYC surpassed the 5,000 mark in plug-in electric vehicles with a new order of Chevy Bolts. DCAS is the US’s largest adopter of the Bolt, with more than 1,000 in operation today, writes Keith Kerman, the Chief Fleet…

XPO Logistics expands into use of HVO and electric-powered vehicles 

XPO, a provider of sustainable end-to-end logistics solutions across Europe, has successfully deployed hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) and electric-powered vehicles within its 4PL and transport control tower operations.  HVO and electric-powered vehicle trials were initially implemented across test routes comprising…

Serco Group trials electric recycling and refuse vehicles in three Hampshire districts with VEV and RVS

VEV, the e-fleet solutions provider backed by Vitol—a world leader in the energy sector—launched a collaboration with Serco and RVS, public service providers, to pilot electric recycling and waste collection vehicles in Basingstoke, Deane, Hart, and Rushmoor.

Kent Thameside Fastrack contract extended for 15 years

Kent County Council (KCC) has signed a 15-year contract to continue the Kent Thameside Fastrack service, which will provide a reliable all-electric service within the next year. From November 2024 to April 2025, a fleet of 28 clean-energy, fully electric…

Simplifying the transition

Fleet managers transitioning large fleets of internal combustion engine vehicles to electric must manage the large-scale installation of varied charging infrastructure, often across multiple sites, while juggling operational requirements. Karolina Younger from Jumptech explains how electrification management platforms can help simplify and speed up EV infrastructure installations for fleet managers.

Homes powered by RCVs

Veolia has completed a pioneering vehicle-to-grid trial in the UK using RCVs as a flexible energy source. FVI reports. At Veolia’s Deep Dive Energy Event in London in January, the company unveiled its V2G innovation to enable RCVs to power UK homes…