Howard Tenens is to put its first Euro-6 dual-fuel vehicle on the road next month, running on a blend of compressed natural gas (CNG) and diesel. The Mercedes-Benz Actros 2445 450hp unit has been converted by Prins Autogas UK and has a 93kg capacity CNG fuel tank. Howard Tenens plans to add a similar Daf CNG-powered tractor unit to the fleet within the next three months. Both will be put into operation as part of a fuel trial being undertaken […]
Operators appear to be ramping-up their Euro-5 purchasing activity ahead of the Euro-6 emissions deadline, a leading financing and vehicle leasing company has said.
Leicester-based Premier Logistics has bought five New Actros units with BigSpace cabs from its local branch of Midlands Mercedes-Benz dealer Mertrux.
Eddie Stobart is to expand its fleet of dual-fuel Volvo trucks, after successfully bidding for a chunk of the government’s Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Scheme funding. Stobart has been testing five dual-fuel FMs, which have been running on Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), in association with partner BOC Group. It will benefit from the expansion of the scheme alongside a field of other operators and suppliers. The additional funding will allow the logistics firm to put at least another 15 LNG […]