Asda is to open its Avonmouth liquefied natural gas (LNG) station to third-party hauliers. The announcement was made by the supermarket’s gas supplier, BOC, at the Multimodal Show opening today at Birmingham NEC. Opened last year at its chilled DC in Avonmouth, near Bristol, Asda’s LNG station incorporates zero-loss refuelling technology, developed by BOC, which uses cryogenic cooling to ‘temperature-condition’ the fuel just prior to dispensing. The refuelling station supports the supermarket’s fleet of 52 dual-fuel Volvo trucks at the […]
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