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CHEP and Digital Catapult challenge tech start-ups to pitch carbon reduction ideas

CHEP and Digital Catapult challenge tech start-ups to pitch carbon reduction ideas

Innovation hub Digital Catapult has teamed with supply chain specialist CHEP and with Siemens to challenge tech start-ups in the UK and Germany to address key issues facing the transport and logistics industry, such as minimising empty transport miles and part-load journeys. Digital Catapult promotes international collaboration between high-tech firms …

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DPD wins third green award in three months

DPD wins third green award in three months

DPD has scooped its third green award in three months winning the Transport/Fleet Management Initiative of the Year at the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards, 2020. The award follows a much-coveted Green Apple Environment Award for environmental best practice and a ‘Fleet Heroes’ award from the Energy Saving Trust. The edie …

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Buffaload Logistics aim for diesel-free refrigeration with sustainable solution from Hultsteins

Buffaload Logistics aim for diesel free refrigeration with sustainable solution from Hultsteins

Following successful trials of a Hultsteins’ on-board electric generator, Buffaload Logistics have committed to fit the system to all of their tractor units, thereby eliminating diesel consumption and harmful emissions from their entire temperature-controlled trailer fleet. Called Ecogen and manufactured in the UK, the lightweight hydraulically-driven system was fitted to …

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IVECO and Electra Commercial Vehicles on full charge with Eurocargo electrification project

IVECO and Electra Commercial Vehicles on full charge with Eurocargo electrification project

IVECO is to begin production of Eurocargo ‘glider’ chassis at its factory in Brescia, as part of a collaboration with Blackburn-based Electra Commercial Vehicles. The UK company has begun offering 100 per cent electric-powered vehicles for city centre deliveries across the full Eurocargo line-up, with gross vehicle weights from 7.5 …

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The future of the counterbalance truck

The future of the counterbalance truck by Jungheinrich

Electric counterbalance truck with the power of a combustion engine Use of high-voltage lithium-ion technology Sets standards in efficiency, ergonomics and sustainability Jungheinrich has presented the future of the counterbalance truck at its ‘Innovations and Highlights 2020’ trade press conference in Hamburg. The preview truck, named P30i, is a high-voltage …

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IONITY announces new pricing structure

IONITY announces new pricing structure

IONITY – the joint venture between the BMW Group, Mercedes-Benz AG, the Ford Motor Company, and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche has announced a new pricing scheme across its network. IONITY is announcing a kilowatt hour based pricing structure for its rapidly growing European High Power Charging network …

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