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  • Hard on the heels of its entry into the urban electric truck market, Volvo Trucks now plans heavy-duty electric vehicles for construction and regional distribution and has developed two concept trucks.

  • After overwhelming demand, Chelmsford, Essex-based Tevva Motors is opening direct lease or purchase build slots under the Electrify campaign with availability starting later in 2020.

  • All political parties should pledge to support the logistics sector on its journey to decarbonisation, according to the FTA. It has launched the industry's own election manifesto – Logistics for Britain – detailing 10 'policy asks' of the future government, including the development of alternatively-fuelled vehicles
  • New battery is double the capacity of existing technologies and means double the vehicle range from the same size of battery pack. Significantly, Nikola has taken an unprecedented position to share the IP with all other OEMs, even competitors, which could see the technology in a range of vehicles and devices

  • With just six months to go until ITT Hub 2020 opens its doors next May, Mark Griffin, CEO of event organiser Binswood Media speaks with to reflect on progress to date and to share his ambitions for the new event

  • Pioneering British astronaut Tim Peake CMG is to give an in-depth keynote speech at ITT Hub, at Farnborough on May 13/14 2020.

  • Bristol City Council has proposed a £113.5m plan that would see it become the first city in the UK to take the bold step of introducing a ban for all diesel cars in the city centre by March 2021.

  • First Bus has engaged with Yutong and Zenobe in an exciting and innovative approach to vehicle electrification.

  • Dutch manufacturer Ebusco is using Busworld later this week to reveal its third-generation electric bus, claiming a range of up to 500km on one overnight charge.

  • An ambitious plan to more than double the South East’s economy by 2050, create 5000,000 new jobs, reduce congestion, cut carbon emissions and boost air quality has been published.

  • Scania has taken its move to driverless trucks another step forward with the launch of its AXL fully autonomous tipper.

  • FlixBus, the German intercity coach operator, is developing the world's first hydrogen coach. Working in partnership with Freudenberg Sealing Technologies...
  • The quickest and most capital-effective way to clean up emissions is to tackle existing vehicles.

  • A major public trial of a full-size autonomous shuttle - using four autonomous vehicles (AV) of two types - marks a major milestone in real-world testing.

  • FTA, the business which speaks for the logistics industry, is seeking innovative speakers and the best new thinking in the sector for its Future Logistics Conference 2020.

  • The London EV Company's CEO Joerg Hofmann has set out a bold ambition for where he sees the company’s future

  • The flagship EU project Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) reaches a key milestone, with hydrogen-powered vehicles - including vans - travelling more than eight-million kilometres

  • Volvo Trucks’ electric, connected and autonomous vehicle - called Vera - has its first assignment.

    It will form part of an integrated transport system from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Clean Air Zones are being delayed due to a Government software system that has not been developed on time.