The EU Transport Council has welcomed plans to dramatically extend the number of alternative fuel stations around Europe. In a debate on 11 March attended by UK secretary of state for transport, Patrick McLoughlin, ministers broadly welcomed the initiative. The initiative, which was put forward by the European Commission in January, involves an ambitious plan to ensure the build-up of alternative fuel stations including those for liquefied and compressed natural gas (LNG/CNG) and electric vehicle charging points across Europe. Under […]
North Lincolnshire-based Clugston Distribution Services has revealed it will expand both its fleet and its workforce with a £1.5m investment in new tractors and trailers this year.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.
Scania has launched a fuel card based on cooperative principles, allowing operators to benefit from the bulk purchasing discounts usually reserved for the largest players in the sector. The Scania Fuel Card is administered by The Fuelcard People, with Scania buying fuel direct on members’ behalf to enhance the purchasing power of the collective. Scania’s scheme is free to join, offers a choice of fuel networks, features no minimum spend requirement and is charge-free for the first 12 months. David […]