Tag: Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle uses one or more electric motors or traction motors for propulsion. The Van Expert gives you all the latest CV technology updates.

Volkswagen Transporter electric

Orders open for Volkswagen’s first electric van

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has opened order books for the ABT eTransporter, its first electric van in the UK.
Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life - rear

Pricing announced for Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life

Vauxhall has announced pricing and specifications for its electric Vivaro-e Life, which starts from £34,645 after the Government’s plug-in grant.
Fiat e-Ducato

Fiat e-Ducato pricing and specification announced

Fiat has today announced UK pricing and specifications for the fully electric e-Ducato van, which is on sale now.
Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

Pricing and specs confirmed for Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the pricing and specification of its new large electric van, the eSprinter, starting at £51,950 exc. VAT and plug-in car grant.
Witrose electric van

Waitrose and John Lewis home delivery vans set to go electric

Customers buying online food from Waitrose or receiving smaller John Lewis deliveries are set to start seeing their shopping arrive in electric vans.
LEVC electric van prototype for Royal Mail

Royal Mail to trial electric vans for deliveries

Royal Mail is trialling a prototype LEVC VN5 electric van for parcel and letter deliveries in urban areas, with the aim of cutting emissions.
British Gas orders 1,000 Vauxhall Vivaro-e electric vans

British Gas orders 1,000 new electric vans

British Gas has placed an order for 1,000 new Vauxhall Vivaro-e electric vans, the largest purchase of electric LCVs ever made in the UK.
Renaul Master ZE

Renault expands electric Master ZE line-up

Renault has expanded its electric Master ZE range, which now includes a chassis cab version and an increased payload across the entire range.
Peugeot e-Traveller

Peugeot announces electric e-Traveller

Peugeot has electrified its big people carrier with the e-Traveller. The van-based vehicle is available in two body lengths and features up to eight seats.
2020 Vauxhall Vivaro-e

Vauxhall releases electric Vivaro-e

Vauxhall has revealed an electric version of its mid-size van, the Vivaro-e. The zero-emissions LCV can cover up to 188 miles on electric power alone.
Amazon electric delivery van by Rivian | The Van Expert

Amazon orders 100,000 electric delivery vehicles

Amazon has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2040 as it announces ‘the largest order ever of electric delivery vehicles’.

Fiat unveils Ducato Electric

Fiat Professional has unveiled its Ducato Electric, an all-electric version of its popular van range, which will go on sale in 2020.
Nissan e ice cream van The Van Expert

Nissan EV turns ice-cream vans green

Nissan has launched an electric vehicle concept to create a zero-emission ice cream van.
LDV E30 The Van Expert

Increasing numbers of operators turning to electric vans

More than two thirds of van operators intend to use electric vehicles in their fleet this year, a report has found.

Fuel-cell electric van offers 300-mile range

Delivery giant DHL has revealed a new electric version of a Ford Transit panel van with a combination of battery and fuel-cell powertrains.

New Hyundai tech can adjust performance based on payload

Korean manufacturer Hyundai has unveiled a system that can adjust the performance of an electric light commercial vehicle depending on the gross...
Ford Transit electric vans

New licence regulations to help electric vans

Holders of standard car driving licences will be able to drive heavier electric vans than conventional equivalents, according to newly announced rules...
Renault EZ-Flex concept van 2019 | The Van Expert

Renault electric delivery van to clean up city centres

Renault has shown off an all-new concept electric van. Named the EZ-Flex, it could make production if trials of the vehicle across Europe are successful.
John Lewis fleet vehicles | The Van Expert

John Lewis pledges to make entire fleet zero-emissions by 2045

The John Lewis Partnership today revealed that it it plans to replace all 3,200 vehicles in its fleet with zero-emissions models by 2045.

£45.7K price tag for Renault Master electric

Renault has revealed pricing and specifications for its all-electric Master Z.E. LCV. The van, which can cover 74 miles between charges and takes six hours...
LDV stand at CV Show 2018

Revitalised LDV eyes electric opportunities

Representatives on the LDV stand at this year's CV Show were radiating confidence at the brand's prospects for the next five years.

Nissan says now is the time for electric

The latest longer-range Nissan e-NV200 has been unveiled at the CV Show with its makers insisting now is the time for operators to switch...
Volkswagen eCrafter The Car Expert

Electric Volkswagen Crafter to debut at CV show

The Volkswagen eCrafter all-electric van will make its UK debut at the CV Show in Birmingham later this month. The unveiling at the show between...
Renault Master ZE The Van Expert

Electric Renault Master on roads by end of 2018

Full details of the new Renault Master Z.E. have been released ahead of the vehicle going on sale in the Autumn of 2018. The large...
electric van charging

Electric vans becoming a viable business option

A lack of charging points is reported to be the biggest deterrent for companies to opt for electric vans – but there is support available to help.