DHL launches gas-powered quiet truck at Quiet Cities


 

DHL has launched its gas-powered quiet truck at the inaugral Quiet Cities global summit. The vehicle, a two-axle rigid Scania P-280, has a spark ignition Otto Cycle engine, which has the potential to reduce engine noise by half compared to that of a standard diesel engine, enabling out-of-hours deliveries to be made in urban areas. It is powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and Biogas and, compared to a standard Euro-6 diesel truck, produces 68% less particulate matter and 39% […]