Own-account operator Arla Foods plans to convert its HGV fleet at two sites to dual-fuel after opening a refuelling station in Buckinghamshire. The operator already has 10 dual-fuel trucks in service at its new £150m Aylesbury dairy, with plans to convert up to 80 HGVs at that site this year. It will do the same at a second unnamed site. Once completed, about a fifth of the 550-strong truck fleet will be dual-fuel. To achieve this, Arla has partnered with […]
B2C parcel giant DPD says it is enhancing its green credentials by providing carbon neutral shipping from its five major European markets at no extra cost to the customer. The initiative, badged Total Zero, will see the company build on measures to reduce its carbon footprint as well as buy carbon credits to offset remaining CO2 from its 2.5m daily parcel movements. From July, business and consumer shipments to all destinations around the world from France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium […]
The government is ramping up its zero carbon agenda, but how keen are HGV operators to jump onboard when the technology is struggling to keep pace with the demands of running a fleet of vehicles?