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According to P&S Intelligence, the global electric commercial vehicle market would generate $814.8 billion in sales by 2030

2023-01-31T09:54:00+00:00By

According to P&S Intelligence, an internaational provider of market research and consultancy services, the electric commercial vehicle market is expected to increase to $814.8 billion in 2030, with a predicted growth rate of 36.2% from 2022 to 2030.

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Welch’s Transport to launch first carbon zero freight delivery service for Cambridge

2023-01-31T09:00:00+00:00By

As orginally reported by our sister publication Motor Transport, Cambridgeshire-based family firm Welch’s Transport is gearing up to provide local businesses with a net zero pallet delivery service as it awaits the arrival of its first fully electric Renault HGV.

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Reto Leutenegger has joined QUANTRON as Managing Director of Quantron Switzerland AG and as an investor in Quantron AG

2023-01-30T15:28:00+00:00By

Reto Leutenegger has been appointed Managing Director of QUANTRON Switzerland AG, the company’s subsidiary in Switzerland.

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UK government publishes draft regulations for zero emission trucks weight change

2023-01-30T15:00:00+00:00By

The UK government has published new draft authorised weight regulations which will see zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) and alternatively-fuelled vehicles (AFVs) get a weight dispensation to take account of the heavier powertrain technology used on the vehicles, compared to diesel. The draft legislative instrument of the Road Vehicles (Authorized Weight) ...

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Freight management firm Zeus brings in head of sustainability

2023-01-30T12:35:00+00:00By

As originally reported by our sister publication Motor Transport, digital freight management firm Zeus has recruited a sustainable expert from the University of Cambridge to help it become a net zero business.

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Californian firm, Biagi Bros, places order for 15 Nikola Tre fuel cell trucks

2023-01-26T11:11:00+00:00By

Nikola continues to dominate the headlines this week as the manufacturer is expected to deliver 15 Nikola Tre fuel cell trucks to California-based logistics company Biagi Bros. The vehicles are expected to enter service by the end of Q4 2023. The FCEV trucks are scheduled to travel more than 100,000 ...

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Understanding the ‘carbon jargon’ of commercial vehicle and freight and what it means for your business

2023-01-26T09:56:00+00:00By

In March 2022, the British Business Bank conducted research amongst 1,000 smaller businesses to assess their understanding of the terms ‘net zero’, ‘carbon neutral’ and ‘carbon footprint’. The results showed that 74% do not understand how the terms apply to their businesses and more than half, 54%, stated that the ...

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Twelve Scottish businesses will receive a share of £560,000 to aid in the decarbonisation of heavy-duty vehicles

2023-01-26T07:24:00+00:00By

A second challenge request for Zero Emissions Heavy Duty Vehicles was recently completed by Transport Scotland and Scottish Enterprise under its Can Do Innovation Challenge framework to stimulate net zero transportation innovation.

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Quantron expands its Supervisory Board from three to seven members

2023-01-26T07:22:00+00:00By

Quantron AG has increased its Supervisory Board from three to seven members, with Klaus Schmitt chosen as the new Chairman. He succeeds Peter Haller, who will continue to serve on the board. Denis Muratov, Marc Niefer, and Marc-Peter Zander are the other newcomers. The addition of a diverse set of ...

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OPX Logistics cuts emissions with new Thermo King refrigeration units

Swindon-based OPX Logistics has added ten refrigeration units to its fleet in a move aimed at cutting its emissions and helping it acheive its aim of eventually becoming net zero.

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What’s all the fuss about Scope 3 emissions reporting?

We’ve heard a lot of references to Scope 3 emissions in our discussions over the past few weeks. It’s an important regulatory development which all transport operators should have on their radar. We thought we’d kick off with a short explainer.