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 […]
Volvo claims its liquefied natural gas (LNG) FH and FM trucks are up to 25% more fuel efficient than conventional spark plug engines.
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.
Renault Trucks UK and Ireland has announced Carlos Rodrigues as its MD with effect from 1 October.