BT to trial London Electric Vehicle Company’s electric vans

The telecoms giant plans to use the vehicles to support its field engineers and supply chain team

BlackRock invests $118m in UK electric van maker Arrival

The investment will support Arrival’s growth plans as it ramps up vehicle production as well as its ‘Microfactory’ that allows it to build small production facilities close to its customers at low cost

Waitrose and John Lewis unveil plan to switch to electric home deliveries

The use of the new vehicles is estimated to save more than 20,000 tonnes of CO2 every year, equivalent to the carbon footprint produced by 2,500 households

Nottingham offers 50 electric vans for free trial to local businesses

The vehicles will be added to the council’s fleet after the initial loan period

Sainsbury’s delivers zero-emission van pilot

The electric vehicle will drop off up to 30 orders a day to customers who have shopped for groceries online

French delivery firm orders package of 100 ‘Voltia’ electric vans

it aims to eventually deliver all of its packages in Paris using zero emission transport

New rules to speed up uptake of greener vans

The government has proposed changes to driver licensing rules that is expected to make it easier for van drivers to switch to greener vehicles. The Department for Transport said they will be able to use heavier electric or gas-powered vans without having to apply for a new licence. The reform is part of the government […]