Coop Denmark looking into Scania electric trucks
The Danish grocery chain Coop Denmark has purchased an electric truck with a refrigerated body from Scania. If the test with the vehicle is successful in the Copenhagen area, the company plans to purchase another five to seven electric trucks next year.
H2Haul for fuel cell trucks starts in Europe
The H2Haul project (Hydrogen fuel cell trucks for heavy-duty, zero-emission logistics) has now been officially launched. A total of 16 heavy goods vehicles with fuel cells are to be tested in practice at several locations in Europe.
OLEV, Evolt, Nissan, Austria, Coop.
EV infrastructure funding: The UK Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has detailed its new workplace charging grant that is part of the 35m EV initiative. Businesses and public sector bodies receive 300 GBP per charge point and may install up to 20.
fleetnews.co.uk, gov.uk (guidance, pdf)
V2G testing: Evolt has been selected to provide EV charging infrastructure to the UK Electric Nation project. It will deliver charging station to half of the 500 to 700 participants. The units will be subsidised by OLEV and Western Power Distribution, which is funding the project.
V2G operational: Nissan has installed vehicle-to-grid technology at its British R&D unit, the Nissan Technical Center Europe (NTCE). Eight stations are now available to NTCE staff and have been developed together with Enel.
The largest e-NV200 fleet in Europe is operated by the Austrian mail service Post RAL. They count 360 of Nisan’s electric vans. After serving in urban centres since 2015, the new batch will now be on duty in rural areas.
oekonews.at (in German)
H2 cooperative: Swiss retailer Coop a hydrogen filling station in Hunzenschwil, Canton Aargau. At the same time it added an H2 truck and trailer to its logistic fleet as well as twelve FCV. More H2 stations are planned for other regions in Switzerland.