Volvo Trucks plans to intensify its development of gas-powered HGVS aimed at the regional and long-distance trunking market. The manufacturer said recent EU regulations continue to challenge the road haulage sector to reduce HGV emissions, with liquefied natural gas (LNG) or biogas offering a “vital part of the solution”. “Many of our customers and their customers already work hard to reduce their environmental footprint,” said Lars Mårtensson, director environment and innovation at Volvo Trucks. “This regulation will drive the development […]
Matthew Kibble Transport (MKT) has taken delivery of its first Shakespeare Transport branded vehicles, following its acquisition of the company in March.
Eddie Stobart is to expand its fleet of dual-fuel Volvo trucks, after successfully bidding for a chunk of the government’s Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Scheme funding. Stobart has been testing five dual-fuel FMs, which have been running on Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), in association with partner BOC Group. It will benefit from the expansion of the scheme alongside a field of other operators and suppliers. The additional funding will allow the logistics firm to put at least another 15 LNG […]
Around 34% of transport managers intend to quit within five years, a new survey from the FTA has found.