Tag «zero emission»

UK DfT about driving licence for heavy electric vans

Yesterday, the UK Department of Transport published the Government response to the consultation on driving license flexibility for 4.25t vehicles. The Government will: Remove the additional five-hour training requirement. Expand the rules to include all vehicle types (e.g., minibusses) Increase the towing allowance to align with petrol and diesel vehicles Align the eligibility with other …

The future of urban two-person deliveries

In response to changing consumer markets, retailers are moving to an “omnichannel model,” combining inventory in the physical store with a webshop and home delivery and installation. Delivering and installing heavier products at consumers’ homes is a specialty in the home delivery market like furniture, white goods, and electronics delivery. Dutch web stores deliver consumers …

New diesel trucks to be allowed until at least 2040

Trucks with combustion engines will still be able to be registered in the EU after 2035. A possible phase-out will be in 2040 at the earliest, according to an internal Commission document on the revision of CO2 fleet limits for heavy-duty vehicles. This document was made available by Euractiv. The EU Commission’s proposals will be published …