History since 1990

The story of Britain's battery-electric commercial vehicles

August 8, 2021

The 1990s

Next generation batteries still some way off After all the excitement of the 1980s, things calmed down in the nineties.  The big disappointment was that the […]
August 8, 2021

The 2000s

At an Institution of Mechanical Engineers lecture at EA Technology in January 2001, entitled ‘Electric vehicles – their time is now’, John Baker provided a useful […]
August 8, 2021

The 2010s

The 2010s was the decade in which battery-electrics at last became the intelligent choice for a wide range of commercial vehicle applications, initially for lower payloads. […]
August 8, 2021

The 2020s

The switch to battery-electric commercial vehicles is now well under way, with major companies and large municipal authorities taking a leading role. By 2020, Nottingham City […]