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 […]
RHA applauds Harrow Council decision to scrap cycle lanes after residents complain of rising congestion
The RHA has welcomed Harrow Council’s decision to scrap part of its Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme after a review found the scheme increased congestion and pollution levels as well as delaying emergency services.
Companies have been invited to bid for up to £15m in funding to develop low emission technology for road freight vehicles.
The FTA has hailed new figures showing a dip in HGV greenhouse gas emissions as “a positive and encouraging step” in its bid to help the government achieve its proposed 15% reduction target by 2025.