Scania, Nestlé, UPS and Route Monkey have signed up to a new international partnership focused on tackling road freight emissions. Launched at last month’s COP21 climate change forum in Paris The Low Carbon Technology Partnership aims to explore the “currently untapped and unmapped potential” for reducing emissions through better fleet optimisation and collaboration between road freight operators. It will attempt to achieve a 48% drop in absolute emissions between 2010 and 2050. The partnership, led by the World Business Council […]
A recent Motor Transport roundtable debate sponsored by Fraikin looked at what will a zero-emissions truck look like as we start off down the ‘Road to zero’.
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]
Howard Tenens has added two more dedicated 26-tonne dedicated gas Scania rigids to its fleet after the “highly successful” trial of its initial two units, which joined the operation in October 2017.