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Amazon to expand same-day deliveries in bid to be net zero by 2040

The online retail giant suggests the same-day business model reduces the requirement for air freight and long delivery van journeys

Amazon unboxes EV delivery trucks ordered from Rivian

The retailer and technology giant suggests the 100,000-truck order is the largest ever single purchase of EVs

Parcel company DPD announces 300-strong EV delivery

The move brings the number of vehicles in the firm’s clean van fleet up to a total figure of 450

UK revs up £2m funding for electric delivery bikes

Older, polluting diesel vans making short deliveries are said to be a major source of congestion and harmful emissions

China’s largest retailer deploys hydrogen delivery trucks across Shanghai

JD.com says the ‘dozens’ of fuel cell vehicles it has rolled out can travel for 300 kilometres per tank

City of London deliveries go green with pedal power

The City of London has launched cargo bike deliveries as part of its efforts to curb air pollution. The delivery programme was trialled during Christmas and means local businesses can hire a rider to carry their goods anywhere within the city’s Congestion Charge zone. Cargo bike delivery services Recharge Cargo and Outspoken Delivery have formed […]

UK won’t hit COP21 targets, say 83% of firms

A staggering 83% of infrastructure firms aren’t confident in the UK’s ability to meet the requirements of the COP21 Paris Climate Change Agreement. That is according to a new CBI survey of 728 companies. Nearly three quarters of firms and four fifths of manufacturers said improving the security of energy supply was an important long term goal for their […]