Revolve Technologies has developed a novel way to use printed circuit boards (PCB) to make a fuel cell, which it showcased at last week’s Cenex-LCV event at Millbrook Proving Ground. The company said it is the first time a PCB-based fuel cell has been developed for use in a vehicle. Compared with conventional systems, the PCB fuel cell stack is said to be significantly cheaper to manufacture, and lighter to use on a vehicle. A Renault Kangoo ZE van with […]
Natural gas fuel supplier CNG Fuels is promising to cut fleet operators running costs with the launch of its renewable biomethane fuel, which it claims is 40% cheaper than diesel and emits 70% less CO2.
The FTA has urged operators to join its Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) to strengthen its efforts to avoid government action over commercial vehicle emissions. Evidence from the scheme, which published its second annual report this week, will be submitted to the DfT’s Freight Review later this year. The FTA hopes the evidence will convince the review – which is looking at the efforts the sector is making to cut emissions – that there is no need to regulate to […]
The European Union may soon consider raising the bar on air quality requirements affecting diesel engines, after publication of a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The report claims evidence of a link between fine particulate matter and a range of health issues including atherosclerosis, respiratory disease, diabetes and even cardiovascular problems.