Brakes goes green and low with GTL powered Econic

Brakes Econic

Brakes has put its first low-entry direct vision Mercedes-Benz Econic into operation in London. The truck, pictured, is a response to London’s regulatory emphasis on cyclist safety and air quality. It runs on 100% Shell GTL (gas to liquid), a “paraffinic diesel” that is interchangeable with normal diesel but gives a better environmental performance. Modifications are not normally required to the engine or fuelling infrastructure and the two fuels can be blended. Shell has been working to build a market […]