Shell has opened a hydrogen fuel pump at Beaconsfield services today; the second of three it will be introducing around London. The pump, which is the UK’s fifth hydrogen refueling point provided by ITM Power, is available to hydrogen-powered commercial vehicles of all sizes with 350 and 700 bar output. Shell already operates a hydrogen pump at Cobham services and will open a third at Gatwick North in the near future. Shell hydrogen business development manager Mike Copson told MT […]
Plans to extend the island fuel rebate scheme have been announced by chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been branded ‘complacent’ and accused of carrying out a ‘continued whitewash’ after insisting that its study last year of the UK fuel market yielded no credible evidence of any market manipulation.
Expansion into international distribution should add around £1m a year in turnover this year, Manchester-based operator AK Worthington (AKW) has predicted. Having started daily services to nine overseas countries with weekly services to eight more, contributed to a 5.9% rise in the year to 30 June 2012 in annual turnover to £10.66m (2011: £10.06m) AKW’s turnover in the year was also boosted by passing more business through haulage consortium Partnerlink, which it is a shareholder in. Although AKW’s profit before […]