Zalando tests electric deliveries in Hamburg
Zalando is testing the delivery of parcels with electric vehicles in Hamburg. For the test, which is initially limited to three months, Zalando is using electric vehicles powered by green electricity from Mercedes, Nissan, Renault and a micro delivery vehicle from Ari Motors.
Toyota debuts fully electric Proace transporters
Toyota has presented its new commercial vehicle strategy called “Toyota Professional”. The Japanese company is to cooperate with PSA to launch fully battery-electric versions of the Proace and Proace City in 2020 and 2021 respectively.
FRESH project: Hamburg testing AGVs as grid stabilisers
Hamburg’s port management company HHLA is currently testing the extent to which its electric automated guided vehicles (AGVs), used for transporting containers, can be flexibly integrated into the grid without affecting industrial operation. The effort is part of the FRESH funding project.