The arrival of high horsepower natural gas tractor units from some of the major truck manufacturers, the steady expansion of the UK’s gas refuelling network and a substantial discount on the fuel duty levied on gas now mean more operators are beginning to take a serious look at gas power. The cheaper fuel means the payback period on a gas truck – even with a higher purchase price – can be as little as three years, well within the five […]
Calor Gas has ordered 88 Cartwright trailers and eight rigid-body vehicles as part of its fleet replacement programme.
Scania’s 13-litre gas engine rated up to 410hp will be available in a 6×2 tractor at some point. The high output engine can currently only be fitted under a G or R-series rigid or 4×2 tractor cab.
TNT Post has added its first alternative-fuel vehicles to its fleet, converting 80 of its LGVs to run using dual fuel technology.