Radius to help businesses transition to electric vehicles

Radius, the global mobility and connectivity leader headquartered in Crewe, has announced a £10 million investment into its EV division, Radius Charge. The multi-million investment comes as Radius recently acquired two EV solutions companies, EV Charging Solutions and EV Back Office and is nearing the completion of its new technology hub in Crewe. The funds […]

Europa Road takes delivery of first electric vehicle

Europa Road has taken delivery of its first electric truck from innovative commercial vehicle contract hire business, Vertellus. Under Vertellus’ 3-month EV Discovery Programme, Europa Road will test the Renault Trucks E-Tech 18-tonne vehicle at its state-of-the-art groupage 1hub in Dartford. During the trial, Europa Road will use the electric truck to travel between its […]

Macfarlane Packaging adds new electric vehicles to fleet

Macfarlane Packaging adds new electric vehicles to fleet

Macfarlane Packaging has added five new electric vehicles (EVs) to its commercial delivery fleet as part of the group’s wider investment in its carbon reduction strategy. The move sees Fraikin supply one 16-tonne EV articulated truck and four 3.5-tonne EV Luton vans to Macfarlane Packaging, which is a subsidiary of MacFarlane Group. The new vehicles […]

Testing of Next-Gen Electricity System Launched

Testing of Next-Generation Electricity System Launched

The University of Tokyo, Toyota Motor Corporation and TRENDE Inc are to conduct joint testing of a next-generation electricity system (P2P – peer-to-peer – electricity transactions) that enables homes, businesses and electrified vehicles connected to the power grid to trade electricity using blockchain. The test programme will begin on 17 June at Toyota’s Higashifuji Technical […]

UK Fleets Invited to New Project

A new project that will test the viability of vehicle-to-grid technology in regards to the power of electric vehicles in London has invited fleets from across the UK to sign up to it. Run by a consortium of partners led by global IT and networking specialist Cisco and including Transport for London, the Greater London […]