Battery Electric Vehicles

Electric powertrains in heavy commercial vehicles reduce emissions and costs by using an electric motor and battery instead of an internal combustion engine. This leads to reduced emissions, improved efficiency, and lower costs. Adoption is predicted to grow as battery technology improves and charging infrastructure expands. Expect to be kept informed on this ever-changing market at Freight Carbon Zero.

Electric powertrains in heavy commercial vehicles use an electric motor, powered by a battery, to drive the wheels instead of a traditional internal combustion engine.

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What are Battery electric vehicles (BEV)?

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) use electric motors and motor controllers instead of internal combustion engines (ICEs) for propulsion. They derive all power from battery packs and thus have no internal combustion engine, fuel cell, or fuel tank. Read more…

Electric vehicle news

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Truck manufacturers collaborate on electric freightway charging infrastructure design

GRIDSERVE recently welcomed members of its truck manufacturer consortium to the Braintree Electric Forecourt to kick off the design phase of eHGV charging infrastructure as part of the Electric Freightway programme.

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OX Delivers secures £1.2 million grant for sustainable transport expansion

OX Delivers, a UK-based emobility start-up, has secured a £1.2 million funding grant from the UK government-funded body Energy Catalyst.

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Delivering a partnership for the future

As witnessed in last week’s newsletter, the Zemo Partnership has delivered some great inputs into the decarbonisation arena, both in the days of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP) and since the re-brand to Zemo. Our comments, last week, on the life cycle analysis across a range of low and ...

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New Zemo life cycle report cautions against rush to zero

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