Prices and specs for the all-electric Peugeot e-Expert

Prices and specifications for the new full electric Peugeot e-Expert van have been revealed. Available across three trim levels, Compact, Standard and Long wheelbases and as a crew or panel van, the new e-Expert will suit a variety of fleet and business needs. Base prices for the new e-Expert start from £25,053 (excluding VAT, including PiVG), and is available to order now.

Renault adds Zoe van to electric commercial line-up

Renault PRO+ has revealed the newest addition to its growing LCV range – the new Zoe Van. Based on the Zoe passenger car, the latest addition to Renault’s expanding Z.E. PRO+ range offers more choice for commercial vehicle buyers looking to switch to an electric van. Renault says that with the same 245-mile WLTP range as the Zoe car, the new zero-emissions LCV delivers versatility and reassurance to commercial buyers keen to experience the benefits of running an electric commercial vehicle.

LEVC launches new electric van

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has launched the VN5, its new electric light commercial van.  Available to order now, first VN5 deliveries will commence in RHD form in Q4, with LHD models available from March 2021. VN5 has a flexible zero emissions capable range of over 300 miles (484 km) delivered by LEVC’s innovative eCity electric technology.

British Gas buys 1,000 electric Vivaros

British Gas has announced an order for 1,000 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from Vauxhall – claimed to be the largest commercial BEV (battery electric vehicle) order in the UK to date. The BEVs will arrive over the next 12 months and be rolled out nationwide across the British Gas engineer workforce. 

LEVC and DPD start real-world electric van trials

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has officially started the real-world testing and trial phase for VN5, its new electric van and parcel delivery firm DPD is the first company to take delivery of a converted TX prototype. Due to the similarities between TX and VN5, LEVC is deploying a fleet of converted TX-based prototypes utilising a full interior van conversion, commencing trials ahead of official VN5 launch later this year.

Debut for Volkswagen ABT eTransporter 6.1 electric van

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched its first fully electric van in the UK with prices for the zero-emission ABT eTransporter 6.1 starting from £42,060 (exc. VAT). Developed in collaboration with partner ABT e-Line, the ABT eTransporter 6.1 is claimed to “combine quiet and smooth driving, instant torque, fast charging and high load capacity for the ultimate zero-emissions urban logistics van”. The model offers an all-electric range of up to 82 miles with a cargo space of 6.7m3. Flexible charging options allow for 80 per cent  charge in just 45 minutes.