Alternative fuels

Fuelling the future; what the trucks of tomorrow will run on (part 2).

December 27, 2015 Colin Barnett

Commercial Motor takes a look at what we can expect to see fuelling the trucks of the future and how the industry is making preparations (part two of two). Hybrid methods Most hybrid applications, though, use diesel/electric technology in one form or another. There are two basic hybrid concepts, series or parallel. In the latter, the diesel engine provides the primary tractive energy, with stored electricity being blended into the driveline. This can happen either in situations where trucks are […]

Industry News

Motor Transport Power Players: 18 – Alex Laffey

December 25, 2015 Peter Steele

18) Alex Laffey Title: Chief executive officer, Eddie Stobart Logistics In April 2014 Stobart Group disposed of 51% of its 100% shareholding of the Stobart road transport business to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m.

Industry News

Motor Transport Power Players : 19 – Derrick Potter

December 24, 2015 Peter Steele

19) Derrick Potter Title: Founder and executive chairman, Potter Logistics Derrick Potter celebrated both the 50th anniversary of the founding of Potter Logistics and his 50th wedding anniversary in 2015, marking the occasion with the title of Motor Transport Haulier of the Year.