29 June 2023 #Van

Parcel delivery service DPD will trial a new mobile powerbank charging system that could provide a solution for van drivers that are unable to charge their vehicles at home overnight. A multi-van pilot at the firm’s eco depot in Bicester

17 November 2022 #Truck

Parcel delivery company DPD UK is to switch its 1,600-strong diesel truck fleet to Gd+ HVO, an advanced hydrotreated vegetable oil fuel. DPD UK will begin switching its entire HGV fleet to immediately, with plans to convert 60% of its

10 November 2022 #Van

First Bus will give electric van drivers at delivery firm DPD access to rapid charging points at its Glasgow depot. As part of an initial trial period, eight battery electric vans based at DPD’s Cambuslang depot in the city will

12 May 2022 #Van

DPD UK has ordered 1,000 Ford E-Transit vans to take its EV fleet to more than 2,500 at depots across the UK. The parcel delivery firm will put its first E-Transit vans into operation in May, with its 3.5-tonne, 135kwh,

13 May 2021 #TNB News #Van

DPD has announced Project BREATHE, an air quality monitoring programme focused on six of the UK’s largest cities. The project has already gone live in London and by the end of May will be joined by operations in Birmingham, Leeds,

08 October 2020 #TNB News #Van

DPD has announced its ambition to cut final mile emissions by 89% in 25 UK locations by 2025. The delivery company has recently completed a low emissions trial in London and is more widely investing in a low and zero-emissions

05 August 2020 #TNB News #Truck

DPD will kick off a trial with electric vehicles from Volta Trucks in early 2021. The trucks, exclusively powered by electric, will operate within London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone and support DPD’s Westminster micro-depot strategy. The Volta Zero 16-tonne electric

23 July 2020 #TNB News #Truck

The rise in demand for home deliveries since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen parcel service DPD massively scale-up its planned order for new trucks. The company had been planning to order 80 new Mercedes-Benz trucks, including 50

06 February 2020 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Van

Delivery and logistics company DPD has ordered 300 all-electric Nissan e-NV200 vans. The order will more than triple DPD’s current fleet of electric vehicles, taking it to 450 by May. The move is part of the company’s goal of becoming

06 November 2019 #Logistics #News #TNB News

Parcel delivery company DPD has taken delivery of 10 electric assist cargo bikes from Oxfordshire-based manufacturer EAV. The EAV P1 is bio-mechanical hybrid electric-assisted pedal bike designed as a final mile delivery solution. DPD will test five of the bikes

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