Eco haulier Howard Tenens, which has pioneered a range of low carbon technologies including gas powered trucks, has completed a trial with Bridgestone proving the financial and environmental benefits of low rolling resistance tyres. The privately owned logistics company tested Bridgestone’s Ecopia HS1 (steer) and HD1 (drive) products against its conventional R-Steer and M729 (drive) 315/80R22.5 tyres for 134 days. The green tyres used 2.11% less fuel, due to Bridgestone’s NanoPro-Tech compound which reduces energy loss in the top compound […]
Commercial vehicles have “a very big role” to play in reducing road transport carbon emissions in the future, according to the head of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk after an event this week (29 January) marking the tenth anniversary of the public-private partnership, LCVP MD Andy Eastlake said both light and heavy commercial vehicles would play their parts in cutting emissions. To his end, LCVP is currently working on the development of a strategy to encourage […]
Stuart Jackson has been appointed as business development director for northern Europe at Bridgestone.
Goodyear claims fleets of 50 trucks or more could save £210,000 in fuel costs annually by using its recently launched Fuelmax fuel efficient truck tyre.