Volvo Trucks plans to intensify its development of gas-powered HGVS aimed at the regional and long-distance trunking market. The manufacturer said recent EU regulations continue to challenge the road haulage sector to reduce HGV emissions, with liquefied natural gas (LNG) or biogas offering a “vital part of the solution”. “Many of our customers and their customers already work hard to reduce their environmental footprint,” said Lars Mårtensson, director environment and innovation at Volvo Trucks. “This regulation will drive the development […]
BOC and Calor Gas’ decision to quit the UK LNG market is a sign of market consolidation in the UK which will only benefit operators in the long term, according to Gasrec chief commercial officer James Westcott.
At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.