A new ‘split cycle’ engine that uses liquid nitrogen to achieve thermodynamic performance is claimed to save operators up to £9,000 per truck each year and slash harmful tailpipe emissions. Researchers have demonstrated that by storing and injecting liquid air into split-cycle engines, fuel consumption is reduced by up to 30%, with both NOx and PM emissions also lowered. CryoPower, developed by tech firm Ricardo and the University of Brighton, uses a thermal-power engine cycle: air is compressed in one […]
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
Government plans for a national Clean Air Zone (CAZ) charging system that will not allow operators of non-Euro-6 trucks to automatically pay entry charges have been slammed as “anti-business, childish and unacceptable” by the RHA.
Leicester-based Widdowson is reinforcing its 125-strong fleet with 21 new Iveco Stralis Hi-Ways.