Gloucestershire-based Howard Tenens is converting 35 of its LGVs into dual-fuel vehicles to reduce its carbon footprint. The company, which received a £1.26m funding boost from the Department for Transport last year to help install the fuel systems, will convert a selection of 4×2 and 6×2 trucks to run on a mix of diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG). The first converted truck is expected to be completed at the end of this month, with […]
Asda has said it anticipates saving a million litres of diesel a year from 50 new dual-fuel trucks it began taking delivery of last week.
The arrival of high horsepower natural gas tractor units from some of the major truck manufacturers, the steady expansion of the UK’s gas refuelling network and a substantial discount on the fuel duty levied on gas now mean more operators are beginning to take a serious look at gas power.
Hermes has added seven more gas-powered Iveco tractor units to its 400-strong HGV fleet.