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. Around 20 Volvo methane-diesel FMs have been delivered to the firm’s new Avonmouth, Bristol DC, with the remainder due before the end of the year. The mix of 4×2 and 6×2 units will be served by a new LNG refuelling facility from BOC due to start operating in mid-January. Asda Logistics Services (ALS) head of […]
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.
Consumption of transport fuels fell slightly in the third quarter of 2012, new figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) show. The data reveals that a 5.6% fall in petrol deliveries during the quarter were largely offset by a 3.4% rise in diesel deliveries. In all, just over 4.5 billion litres of petrol (Q3 2011: 4.77 billion litres) and 6.52 billion litres of diesel (Q3 2011: 6.3 billion) were delivered during the quarter. Of the diesel, some […]