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 […]
Total commercial vehicle registrations fell during 2012, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with Volvo faring the worst across the twelve month period. Registrations from January to December were down 5.9% across truck and vans, with the decline directly attributable to lower light commercial vehicle sales. Registrations of commercial vehicles above 3.5 tonnes were up 6.4% on 2011 figures, while vans (registrations below 3.5 tonnes) were down 7.9%. Truck registrations were particularly […]
The EU Transport Council has welcomed plans to dramatically extend the number of alternative fuel stations around Europe.
Warrington-based Carrier Transicold is introducing three new transport refrigeration units into the UK and Ireland.