DIY retailer B&Q is to install a biomethane gas filling station at its Swindon DC to support the operations of 50 dual-fuel trucks the firm introduced at the site in December. The 50 trucks, split equally between Mercedes-Benz and Volvo, were brought in after two separate trials in the last two years. They will be engaged in store delivery and trunking work and are expected to cover around 100,000km each a year, a B&Q spokeswoman told Motortransport.co.uk. The biomethane filling […]
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The government has agreed to a plea by Manchester mayor Andy Burnham (pictured) to lift the direction on the 10 local authorities to bring illegal levels of pollution to within legal limits by 2024 in order for a revised Clean Air Zone scheme to be developed.
Electric and hydrogen truck maker Tevva is launching a campaign to recruit up to 1,000 people following the opening of its Nuneaton base.