As the UK’s natural gas refuelling network grows giving operators more choice of where to fill up, some stations using more expensive refuelling technology may be forced to close, experts have warned. The business case for buying gas trucks depends heavily on the price operators pay for gas, so cheaper stations will see volumes increase faster than those charging more. Steve Carroll, head of transport at the Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell technologies (Cenex), a not-for-profit […]
Scania is underlining its confidence in the reliability of its Euro-6 range by becoming the first manufacturer to offer a three year repair and maintenance package as standard on all new long haul and distribution trucks. The “bumper to bumper” package covers everything except out of hours servicing and annual tests.
Bibby Distribution has had five MAN TGS LS tractive units converted into dual-fuel trucks using LPG for its work with Unipart Rail, in a move it suggested would save up to £200,000 of fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by 10% over the next five years.
Is the road transport industry expecting too much from Philip Hammond’s budget this afternoon? Motortransport.co.uk looks at what’s in store for logistics.