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Included in the sale was the Graiseley marque, and this was used for a range of three-wheeled battery-electric pedestrian controlled milk trucks.
Today, milk floats are usually battery electric vehicles (BEV), but they were formerly horse-drawn.
They were once common in many European countries, particularly the United Kingdom, and were operated by local dairies.
However, in recent years, as the number of supermarkets, small independent grocers and petrol stations, and convenience stores stocking fresh milk has increased, many people have switched from regular home delivery to obtaining fresh milk from these other sources.
Electric milk floats come in three wheel and four wheel versions, the latter normally larger.
They are very quiet, suiting operations in residential areas during the early hours of the morning or during the night.