4 New Electric Vans Just Hit The UK & European Markets

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 03:51:48 +0000

It’s amazing what the threat of massive fines can do for automakers. The European Union has been getting serious about the need for automakers to clean up their fleets, and all of a sudden we’re getting a lot more vehicle models and automakers are actually trying to sell them!

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Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers: Produce More Freakin’ Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 03:48:16 +0000

A few days ago, we published an article about Dynamic Parcel Distribution (DPD), a major UK delivery company, hitting its 2020 electric vehicle (EV) adoption target 5 months early. That announcement was very uplifting … until the second sentence. As it turns out, the 2020 target was to make 10% of its fleet electric vehicles

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The Moving Forward Act: 10 Ways House Infrastructure Proposal Can Increase Electric Vehicles, Clean Energy, & Resilient Transportation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:00:03 +0000

Proterra electric busThis massive infrastructure bill is the result of the work of many committees in the House. The centerpiece is the surface transportation bill (sometimes known as the highway bill) that gets passed about every 5 years. Then other legislative pieces got added, including adding tax incentives for electric vehicles and clean energy. The result is a good bill that will pass out of the House — the question, as always, is what will happen in the Senate

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Volta Trucks Introduces Volta Zero

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 01:02:04 +0000

Volta Trucks, a Scandinavian startup, has teased a zero-emission, fully electric delivery vehicle with typically slick and stylish Scandinavian design, named the Volta Zero. The vehicle will be launched this fall

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7 Bonus Electric Bus & Truck News Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 03:06:34 +0000

Following our end-of-month 7 bonus electric car & SUV stories, 5 bonus battery stories, and 7 bonus solar + storage stories, here are 7 bonus electric bus & electric truck stories that we didn’t have time to cover as standalone articles but didn’t want to skip completely

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Santa Monica To Pilot Zero Emissions Delivery Zones

Credit to Author: Susanna Schick| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 03:10:04 +0000

The city of Santa Monica’s main business district has been chosen as the pilot for the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator’s new Neighborhood Zero Emissions Delivery Zone. The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) has put out an RFI (request for information) to companies far and wide who may have the technological solutions they need to solve this challenge

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ABB Hooking Up ASKO To Electrify Delivery Trucks

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 03:47:14 +0000

ASKO, the largest grocery retailer in Norway, has chosen ABB to hook up its electric delivery trucks with the power cables they need to recharge on a daily basis

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The UK Royal Mail Goes Green

Credit to Author: Andy Miles| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 20:41:34 +0000

Royal Mail Logo on Electric VanIn the UK we have many traditions going back for centuries. Just as we have a Royal Navy dating back to Tudor times, we also have the Royal Mail dating back to those times — 1512 to be precise. Though, it was indeed royal back then, in the sense of being for the exclusive use of Henry VIII and his agents for matters of state. Charles II, the Stuart king, established the General Post Office as a public service in

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EVs To Revolutionize Postal Services, & More

Credit to Author: Tomek Gać| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:12:20 +0000

Parcel and Postal Expo is the largest event for courier services in Europe and it is taking place in Amsterdam this year. What is different is the new emphasis placed on e-mobility — not only EVs, but also charging infrastructure. Having followed the trade show for a few years now, the shift is visible and e-mobility has never played such a significant role here before. My role has also changed over the years and I am in Amsterdam today with two of my clients that I have the pleasure to provide with consulting services on EV solutions — Voltia and InPost. The big question: what’s on the horizon for electrified postal services

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