Argos will put five new ultra-low-emission Scania P340s into service by the end of the year. The Euro-6-compliant Scania 4X2 tractor units (diesel powered version pictured) will run solely on compressed or liquefied gas and will be based at Argos’s Magna Park, Lutterworth DC. Refueling will be handled at the GasRec station at Crick. Each truck will be fitted with a total of eight 103-litre compressed natural gas tanks, which will give a maximum range of up to 500km, depending […]
Switching from diesel to natural gas will produce a 10% saving in CO2 emissions for a heavy truck running on motorways, according to trials carried out by IVECO at Millbrook.
UPS has pulled out of its €5.16bn offer for TNT Express – in a deal that would have created a business with a combined annual turnover of £1.3bn in the UK – blaming European Commission (EC) concerns with the acquisition. The proposed merger is expected to be prohibited by the EC, the parcel giants warned in joint statements this morning (14 January). TNT said UPS sees “no realistic prospect” that it will receive EC clearance and will formally terminate the […]
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has said a customs frontier is inevitable once Britain leaves the EU.