The largest single UK commercial EV van order to date;
CEO hails ‘landmark day’ in the transition to more sustainable transport models;
First batch of new Nissan e-NV200 vans heading to DPD depots this week;
All 300 vehicles to be on the road by May 2020;
DPD on target to have over 500 EVs by the end of the year.
The UK’s favourite parcel delivery company DPD has confirmed it will take delivery of 300 new electric Nissan e-NV200 vans by May 2020, in what is believed to be the largest single UK commercial EV van order to date.
The order will take DPD’s electric fleet to 450 vehicles in total, with plans in place to exceed the firm’s stated target of 500 EVs by the end of the year, making it the largest EV parcel delivery fleet in the UK. DPD is aiming for 10% of its van fleet to be electric in each of its 68 UK depots by that...