Iveco has launched two new versions of the Stralis, one of which it claims to be “the most fuel-efficient and reliable truck the market has ever seen”, and the other it believes to be so significant that it will change the face of European long-distance haulage. The fuel-efficient offering is called the Stralis XP (extra performance) and includes a host of features designed to reduce rolling resistance and improve fuel economy by up to 11%. At the heart of the […]
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]
New rules to ensure the build-up by 2020 of more refuelling points for vehicles using alternative fuels have been formally adopted by the European Council. I comes after their final approval in the European Parliament in April.
The government is to consider extending the grant system for low-emission vans to larger vehicles, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has revealed.