Plug into electric potential for your urban deliveries at Freight in the City Expo on 6 November

Hayley Tayler
October 8, 2019

If electric delivery vehicles are the focus of your visit to this year’s Freight in the City Expo on 6 November in London, then you will be spoilt for choice in our exhibition zone.

If you’re needing advice and information on whether electric vehicles will work for your operation or the best routes to use them on, then help is at hand.

Over in our Knowledge & Compliance Zone will be the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Transport for London’s LoCITY teams, which will be able to answer your questions about trying your first electric commercial vehicle.

You’ll also be able to hear the results of an exciting trial of electric vans on last-mile delivery routes in the capital run by the Greater London Authority and Gnewt Cargo.

While specialist software and telematics systems can provide detailed data based on your own fleet requirements when it comes to working out if electric is the right fit for you.

Basemap will be at the show demonstrating its Electric Vehicle Routing Software and offering a three-month free trial of the system.

LEVL Telematics will also be on hand to explain the benefits of the global GEOTAB platform and its electric vehicle telematics and connected camera system with partner SureCam.

And if you are simply want to explore the vehicles first-hand and chat directly with manufacturers about their potential use on your fleet, then there will plenty to choose from.

Bradshaw Electric Vehicles distributes a wide range of all-electric utility vehicles, people carriers, tow tractors, load carriers, walkalong tugs and bin trailers- ideal for municipal operations. The company is the sole UK distributor for Goupil, which builds the G4 and G5 models homologated for road use and available in 11 standard configurations.

Iveco will be bringing along its new Daily Electric van and cab with a range up to 200km in urban conditions thanks to its flexible electric battery configuration with up to three units and new EcoPower driving mode.

Over on the Mercedes-Benz Trucks stand you’ll be able to explore the 7.5-tonne all-electric FUSO eCanter, which is already in operation with major UK operators including DPD, Wincanton and Hovis.

While Renault Trucks will be showcasing its new ZE Master panel van, which forms part of a full all-electric vehicle range aimed at urban distribution.

Essex-based Tevva Motors will have a large presence at the show to demonstrate the potential of its range-extended electric trucks technology, which has recently been adopted by parcels firm UPS in its Birmingham and Southampton fleets.

Volvo Trucks will be highlighting the significant city benefits of its FE-Electric, which is designed for zero-emission refuse collection and urban distribution duties and has a range up to 125 miles.

And you can also find out more about Volta Truck’s exciting new driver-centric, electric truck concept soon to be launched to market.

Freight in the City takes place at Alexandra Palace on 6th November. It’s completely free to attend and combines an exciting urban distribution exhibition with a packed seminar programme.

Freight in the City is the must-attend event for anyone involved in making urban logistics cleaner, safer, quieter or more efficient. This free event is taking place at Alexandra Palace, London on 6 November. Click here for more information and to get your free tickets.

About the Author


Hayley Tayler

Hayley Tayler has worked across Road Transport Media’s portfolio of publications, including Commercial Motor and Motor Transport, since 2008 in a number of editorial roles from news reporter to urban editor. She now specialises in events and projects content for the business, including the Road Transport Expo and a series of industry research reports.

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