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Electric Battery Vehicles

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 2 June 1949

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asked the Postmaster-General whether he will consider using electric battery vehicles for the collection and distribution of mails in urban areas.

Experience with various types of electric battery vehicles over many years has shown that this type of vehicle does not meet all the requirements of Post Office transport services. For transport of mails in sorting offices, at stations, and between sorting offices and nearby stations, electric battery tractors and trucks have been in use for many years.