Volvo Trucks has put the first two of its all-electric FLs into service with Swedish recycling firm Renova and general haulage company TGM. The 16-tonne FL Electric is a fully electrically-powered truck for distribution, refuse collection and other haulage work in built-up areas. It features a range of up to 300km (185 miles) on a full charge and can be completely fast-charged in 1-2 hours, or plugged into the mains grid overnight taking up to 10 hours. Claes Nilsson, president, Volvo […]
Fly By Nite is continuing to boost its fleet, ordering 16 new trailers from Cartwright.
New rules to ensure the build-up by 2020 of more refuelling points for vehicles using alternative fuels have been formally adopted by the European Council. I comes after their final approval in the European Parliament in April.
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.