Birmingham haulier RGF Logistics are set to conduct fuel trials on two Euro-6 Volvo FH units, comparing fuel efficiency and dealer support to the other 80 vehicles on its fleet. The two 460hp,6×2 Globetrotter XL FH’s will be supplied by Hartshore Motor Group and will be maintained overnight at the dealership on a two-year Volvo Gold repair and maintenance contract. “The Volvo FH’s driver appeal and our good experience with resale value in the past was a key reason for […]
As we know, the government plans to end the sale of petrol and diesel powered cars and vans by 2030. Provided the industry can produce enough electric vehicles by then, there seem to be few barriers to ensuring the date is met. It’s a different story where heavy trucks are concerned though and diesel powered vehicles are likely to still be keeping us supplied after 2030.
Last month, Daimler Trucks and the Volvo Group finally established the hydrogen fuel cell joint venture the two companies announced last year. It promises a significant step forward in the production of electric drivelines for both companies.
Volvo Trucks is using next month’s Freight in the City Expo to give its FE-Electric, which is designed for zero-emission refuse collection and urban distribution duties, its UK debut.