Swiss Post, Austrian Post to have fully electric fleets by 2030
The need for the auto industry to speed up the switch to electric vehicles has increased further, as national postal companies Swiss Post and Austrian Post committed to electrify their delivery fleets by 2030.
Electric Vehicle Futures at the IDTechEx Show! Silicon Valley
Many new electric vehicles were on display at the IDTechEx Show! on November 14-15 in Santa Clara, but that was the tip of the iceberg. The event had a hidden message; the future enabling technologies for electric vehicles (EVs) from buses to cars to mining vehicles.
Amazon's drones vs. on-road electric delivery vans
The transportation industry is renewing itself from within finds new IDTechEx Research report "Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans 2018-2028".
Webinar Thursday 28 June - Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans
IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 28 June 2018 titled Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans.
The British milkman is going electric
What do the British milkman and the German mail carrier have in common? Answer: Both are an institution in their respective countries, and both travel by StreetScooter. The U.K. home delivery business Milk & More has now placed an initial order for 200 of these electric vehicles, which are produced by the Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter and will be put to use in the UK immediately.
5,000 StreetScooters in service at DHL , Tesla trucks on order
Deutsche Post DHL Group plans on being the industry's driver of electromobility and market leader in green logistics. Its e-mobility initiative is also part of its ambitious GoGreen program, an environmental protection project that will help Deutsche Post DHL Group become the first logistics company to reduce all logistics-related emissions to net zero by 2050.
Deutsche Post DHL plans for autonomous delivery trucks
NVIDIA announced that Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world's largest mail and logistics company, and ZF, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, have partnered together to deploy a test fleet of autonomous delivery trucks, starting in 2018.
Self-charging electric bike
A design team has revealed its new self-charging electric bike design concept, "Hybrid Module Mobility". Depending upon users' requirements, this design concept is capable of converting its forms into six different purposes, including cargo-carrying, child-carrying, driving.
Electric Vehicles: Full 1.5 trillion dollar picture at last
The "IDTechEx Show!" November 15-16 in Santa Clara, California brings the electric vehicle picture alive showing the Terrafugia flying car, a presentation by the most admired manufacturer of single propeller electric aircraft Bye Aerospace and a California State University talk on biomimetic aircraft.
Drone delivery: publicity stunt or game changer in instant fulfilment?
The idea of drone delivery sharply divides commentator opinion: some dismiss it as a mere publicity stunt whilst others consider it a game changer that will bring near instant product fulfilment to e-commerce, stripping traditional shops of their last major differentiator.
Delivery robot helps mail carriers make their rounds
Deutsche Post has selected the German town of Bad Hersfeld as its test site for a robot to accompany mail deliverers on their routes and carry their mail items.
Global program to speed up switch to electric vehicles
A new business campaign designed to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles and infrastructure has been launched by The Climate Group.