May 31, 2022 - 04:49 pm
DPD UK hits electrification targets earlier than expected
The parcel service DPD is making faster progress than planned with the electrification of its UK fleet. DPD currently offers an all-electric delivery service in ten UK cities and aims to do so in 30 locations by the end of 2023. This is five more than originally planned and two years earlier than previously expected.
May 5, 2022 - 02:12 pm
DPD UK orders 1000 Ford E-transit vans
The parcel delivery company DPD is expanding its fleet in the UK by 1,000 Ford E-Transit to a total of over 2,500 electric vehicles. The first of the 1,000 Ford E-Transits ordered are to be delivered to DPD later this month.
Mar 9, 2022 - 04:12 pm
DPD orders another 150 eSprinter
Following the deployment of the first vehicles since 2020 as part of a pilot project, the German logistics service provider DPD has now added a further 150 eSprinter electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans to its German fleet. The vehicles will be used at the depot locations in Hamburg, Essen and Nuremberg.
Jun 10, 2021 - 03:43 pm
DPD adds 750 EVs to UK fleet
In the UK, DPD is adding 750 electric vehicles to its fleet. The parcel delivery company has ordered the new electric delivery vans from the SAIC brand Maxus. These are 500 units of the electric 3.5-ton eDeliver 9 and 250 units of the smaller eDeliver 3.
May 20, 2021 - 03:48 pm
DPD Ireland plans to utilise another 100 electric vans
DPD has announced plans to invest a further two million euros in decarbonizing its Irish fleet, with the aim of procuring 100 additional electric vehicles by the end of next year. DPD Ireland has already put 30 new electric delivery vans into service this year.
Apr 30, 2021 - 12:57 pm
Voltia to deliver 30 Nissan e-NV200 for DPD
Voltia has received an order from DPD in Slovakia for 30 Nissan e-NV200 XL in the ten cubic metre version. In a new leasing model, the electric transporters are to be cheaper for DPD than diesel vehicles.
Mar 15, 2021 - 01:27 pm
Voltia presents yet larger version of Nissan e-NV200 XL
Voltia is introducing an extra-large version of the Nissan e-NV200 electric transporter. The XL variant will hold a 10-cubic-metre cargo space. Manufacturing is set to begin in Slovakia, with partner plants in the UK and France to join later. There is also a first customer.
Nov 6, 2020 - 05:25 pm
Major UK fleet operators renew call for ICE ban by 2030
The UK’s four biggest fleet operators, BT and Openreach, Centrica, DPD UK and Royal Mail, today called on the British Government to commit to 100% electric vehicle sales by 2030. The demand comes trough the UK Electric Fleets Coalition, run by The Climate Group.
Oct 7, 2020 - 07:09 pm
DPD to decarbonise operations across Europe
DPD has just announced that by 2025 it will be using zero-emission and low-emission delivery vehicles in 225 of Europe’s largest cities. The parcel service includes electric vans as well as small electric vehicles and cargo bikes.
Jul 24, 2020 - 01:56 pm
DPD UK ahead of electrification schedule
The parcel service DPD now has over 700 electric vehicles in use in the UK, and has thus reached its target of electrifying ten per cent of its UK fleet five months earlier than planned.
Jun 14, 2020 - 08:40 pm
DPD Switzerland gets electric truck with 680-kWh battery
From December DPD will be using an electric truck from Designwerk in Switzerland with a range of up to 760 kilometres. The 680 kWh battery on board is allegedly the largest truck battery in Europe and the first in the world to be used commercially in this form.
Feb 13, 2020 - 04:18 pm
DPD expands UK delivery fleet by 100 MAN eTGE
The parcel delivery company DPD has ordered 100 MAN eTGE electric transporters, thereby expanding its electric vehicle fleet in Great Britain to 600 vehicles. The contract was signed by MAN before the official UK launch of the right-hand-drive model at the end of April at the commercial vehicle fair in Birmingham.
Jan 30, 2020 - 02:30 pm
DPD grow British EV fleet with 300 Nissan e-vans
DPD has ordered 300 electric vans for use in the UK. Nissan is to deliver its e-NV200 by May 2020. DPD is thus expanding its electric fleet in the UK to 450 vehicles and aims to reach the 500 e-vehicle mark by the end of 2020.
Jun 24, 2019 - 04:30 pm
DPD UK appoints Rolec to install charging network
Rolec EV has been contracted by DPD UK to provide a smart EV charging network at 60 of its sites in Great Britain. DPD plans to grow their EV fleet to over 550 vehicles by 2021, so they will have to install over 600 charge points to accommodate this.
May 10, 2019 - 12:18 am
DPD UK takes charge of ten eVito electric vans
Mercedes-Benz has registered further interest in its electric vehicles at home and abroad: DPD will add ten eVito to its British fleet, a first in the UK. Moreover, clients in Germany have procured hybrid transporters and also join the growing circle of eActros truck testing companies.
May 3, 2019 - 01:06 am
DPD Ireland to deliver with electric vehicles
The Irish brand of logistics operator DPD will invest 3.2 million euros in electrifying its fleet of vehicles. DPD Ireland launched the so-called ElectriCity roll-out in Dublin and says it will spread to other urban locations across Ireland over the next three years – if EV supply allows.
Nov 19, 2018 - 06:22 pm
Hamburg: DPD to deliver with electric vehicles exclusively
Delivery company DPD will electrify their entire fleet in Hamburg by summer next year, meaning they will operate with zero local emissions in the city centre. DPD will incorporate a mix of electric vans and trucks and smaller light electric vehicles such as scooters and bikes.
Jun 12, 2018 - 01:18 pm
DPD delivers packages with 8 TRIPL scooters
Following Hermes and GLS, the package delivery service DPD is now also using the electric trikes from Danish manufacturer EWII to deliver. In the first step, packages in Hamburg, Berlin and Cologne will be delivered with the electric trikes.
Apr 26, 2018 - 07:06 pm
Chronopost orders 100 e-transporters from Voltia
The french parcel service Chronopost, who belongs to the DPD Group, has ordered 100 electric transporters from the Slovak Voltia. The acquisition is part of Chronopost’s plan to eventually deliver packages in Paris on a completely electrical basis.
Mar 20, 2018 - 05:17 pm
Daimler delivers first Fuso eCanter to UK customers
Daimler Trucks has now delivered the first fully-electric Fuso eCanter to customers in the United Kingdom. The courier service DPD, the logistics company Wincanton and the bakery supplier Hovis were the first to receive some of the total of 9 trucks for their fleets.