Solar panels that cut fuel consumption by 5% could become a regular feature on UK trucks after Deutsche Post DHL Group started the roll-out of the technology. Following a trial of the TRAILAR flexible solar matting on the roofs of DHL Supply Chain’s UK fleet, the operator said a global roll-out within the group was underway. The technology – showcased at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference – is also being made available to third-parties to purchase. The energy harnessed by […]
The road to zero carbon emissions will need big changes to the refuelling and charging infrastructure, according to industry specialists attending last week’s CM Show who agreed that hydrogen is now a viable alternative to electric.
Daimler is pulling the plug on its platooning programme after its real world trials delivered disappointing fuel savings due to traffic frequently interrupting the flow of the platoon.