28 Aug '17, 12am

UK postal service takes a big step toward electric

Arrival UK Royal Mail electric postal van Enlarge Photo The United Kingdom's Royal Postal Service has entered a new era as its first electric mail vans enter service. In total, nine electric postal vans from local company Arrival will enter the Royal Post's fleet, along with another 100 electric vans to be added in December from French brand Peugeot. The Arrival electric vans are capable of traveling 100 miles before charging is required, and the vans being tested come in various sizes and payload ratings. DON'T MISS: Germans to build own unique electric vans for postal service Specifically, the nine trial vans come in four different configurations topping out at 7 tonnes, according to the BBC . Arrival says the trial electric vans will come with wing mirrors, but its final production units will have cameras in place. Other specifics were not revealed at this time. Arrival...

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