Deutsche Bahn awards Ebusco  major framework agreement for electric buses

Ebusco is significantly strengthening its foothold in Germany and has been awarded a framework agreement with Deutsche Bahn. Under this framework agreement, Ebusco will be the primary supplier to Deutsche Bahn for zero-emission buses for 2023-2024 plus the option to extend to 2025 and 2026. This framework agreement is a key step in strengthening Ebusco’s presence in the strategically important German market.   Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s largest Public Transport Operator. The framework agreement relates to the delivery of battery […]

Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul to hit the road in 2022

The first prototypes of the eActros LongHaul – with a range of around 500 kilometres on one battery charge – are already undergoing internal tests and Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ engineers are planning to start trials of the e-truck on public roads this year. The 40-tonne truck, for the important long-haul segment,is scheduled to be ready for […]

EV infrastructure to benefit from new pop-up mini solar car park launch

The world’s first pop-up mini solar car park and electric vehicle charging hub, deployable in just 24 hours, has been revealed at the Surrey Research Park, Guildford Key points: 3ti, the team behind the UK’s largest solar car parks, launches Papilio3, a pop-up mini solar car park, deployable in 24 hours and manufactured in the […]

My Ami Cargo – Citroën reveals its last-mile light goods solution

Citroën UK has revealed pricing and specification details for its new Ami 100% ëlectric quadricycle and its light goods variant, My Ami Cargo. Significantly, My Ami can be driven by 16-year-olds with a Category AM driving licence – which covers speed-restricted (28mph) mopeds and quadricycles and certain four-wheel vehicles. Announced last year, so far 2,000 […]

Volta Trucks confirms Paneltex as cargo boxes supplier for full-electric Volta Zero

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has confirmed that Paneltex has been appointed as the supplier of ambient cargo boxes for the full-electric Volta Zero. The agreement is for the 16- and 18-tonne Volta Zero variants. In a move to innovate in the commercial vehicle market, Volta Trucks […]

Zenobē has it all: Charging, second life for batteries and entry into coach market

Zenobē is using ITT Hub, which opens today and continues tomorrow, to show off its portfolio and make exciting new announcements. As the official charging partner for ITT Hub’s Ride & Drive, it is providing charging infrastructure for the test drive area where you can test drive electric buses, coaches and vans. Drawing on Zenobē’s […]

New National Grid-led analysis shows expanding Government’s electric vehicle Rapid Charging Fund (RCF) would accelerate the decarbonisation of all road transport

A new report from National Grid delivered in partnership with the transport and freight industries, shows that zero emission HGVs (either fully electric or hydrogen fuelled) will require similar connections to the electricity transmission system, and in similar locations required by cars and vans. The report will be officially launched at the Innovation and Technology in Transport (ITT) […]

New GRIDSERVE High Power Electric Super Hub unveiled at Moto Thurrock

GRIDSERVE and Moto today unveil the latest High Power Electric Super Hub on the UK’s busiest motorway. Key points: GRIDSERVE and Moto open latest High Power Electric Super Hub at Moto Thurrock, featuring 12 x High Power 350kW-capable chargers First GRIDSERVE Electric Super Hub to serve the M25 is a major step forward towards proving reliable […]

Volta Trucks reveals its full-electric 7.5- and 12-tonne Volta Zero variants

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has revealed the forthcoming 7.5- and 12-tonne Volta Zero variants – the second product family in its full-electric vehicle range. The 7.5- and 12-tonne Volta Zeros have been designed by Volta Trucks’ partner, Astheimer Design in Warwick, UK alongside Volta Trucks’ own […]

Fridging the gap to net zero

In a joint initiative, Tesco and Marshall Fleet Solutions are currently working on a trial of 100% solar powered refrigerated trailers within the Tesco refrigerated trailer fleet as part of Tesco’s long-term commitment to sustainability and reduced carbon footprint targets within its business operations. The first 100% solar powered trailers fitted with the Titan system […]

Ford Pro launches end-to-end charging solution to help customers boost electrified fleet productivity

Ford Pro is launching an integrated charging solution designed to help customers find the best charging strategy for their electric vehicle fleets, install charging infrastructure, and optimise the vehicle charging process. Key points: Ford Pro introduces dedicated electric vehicle charging solution for European customers to meet the needs of commercial vehicle fleets Integrated end-to-end solution […]

GRIDSERVE opens Electric Forecourt in Norwich, transforming EV charging

GRIDSERVE, the tech-enabled sustainable business that runs the GRIDSERVE Electric Highway – one of the UK’s leading electric charging networks, today opens a new state-of-the-art Compact Electric Forecourt® in Norwich. The extra-wide spaces and high clearance means that full-size panel vans (and variants) are welcome as well as cars. The first-of-its-kind EV experience facility delivers the latest charging technology, supplied by 100% renewable […]