Electric 18 Tonner Put Through Its Paces

WHAT IS claimed to be the UK’s only fully electric 18 tonne truck, was recently put through its paces by fleet managers from across the country.

The vehicle, which is the result of a two year strategic collaboration between Electra Commercial Vehicles, Guest/Sherwood Truck and Van and Iveco, was put in the hands of representatives from major companies across the UK over a three day test drive event, held at Sherwood Truck & Van’s base at the Winsford Industrial Estate, to see the all-electric, refrigerated urban drop-off vehicle.

Nick Pemberton, business development director at Guest Sherwood, said: ‘We have had high hopes for this truck since the inception of the original idea, but the interest generated over these three days has blown us away.

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