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 […]
Wreford Transport in Northampton has bought two new generation MAN TGX 6x2s with GX cabs after being impressed with a demonstrator vehicle.
Government ministers ignored hauliers’ warnings that the limited length of the emergency HGV driver visas would deter European drivers from taking up the offer, the RHA has claimed.
Daimler Truck and BP have teamed up to deliver hydrogen-powered fuel-cell HGVs and deploy the infrastructure required for refuelling the vehicles in the UK by the end of the decade.