Just when you thought the ‘demonisation’ of diesel was well and truly dead and buried, as most people now understand that Euro-6 diesels are extremely clean, a press release from the Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance lands in my email inbox. Headlined “Government’s Clean Air Strategy ‘airs’ on the side of caution – It is time for the UK to switch from dirty diesel HGVs to natural gas” (their caps not mine, by the way) it states: “It is time for […]
There has never been a better time for the freight industry to fully embrace gas-based fuels. While gas is already a part of the bigger picture, the government’s recently launched ‘Road to zero’ strategy, and the introduction of clean air and low emission zones, means gas’s position as the clear fuel of choice for freight operators is secure.
Argos has put the first of five gas-powered Scania tractor units on the road, which are designed to run solely on compressed or liquefied natural gas.
An increasing number of smaller operators are turning to dedicated gas powered trucks, according to Philip Fjeld the chief executive of CNG Fuels.