There are so many more delivery trucks crowding
streets these days. Ecommerce has grown at a
healthy rate before the pandemic, and COVID has further fueled
society’s shift to online shopping. Those commercial trucks are a major source of
the emissions and pollutants that contribute to global warming. Tesla have begun to bring electric cars into
the mainstream, but the revolution has yet to take
hold in commercial trucking in western countries. Volta (Sweden, France & UK based) has launched Zero as their first purpose-built, full-electric,16 ton commercial truck, designed specifically for freight distribution in city centers.
Coventry, a city in the UK, has been green lit to pilot a taxpayer-funded scheme to reduce car ownership by offering £3,000 grants as incentives.The £3,000 can be used on public transport as the UK seeks to avoid the fallout of the impending climate disaster, and to reduce the dangerous levels of air pollution.For more information, click the link below:https://uk.news.yahoo.com/coventry-trialling-3-000-grants-150653429.html