The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) will phase out diesel-powered HGVs by 2028. This will see the business introducing more than 500 biomethane-powered lorries across its Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners fleet. Once the fleet is fully converted, the move away from diesel will save more than 49,000 tonnes of CO2 every year. JLP has been trialling gas-powered trucks since 2015 as a low-carbon alternative to diesel, with 61 already in operation or about to be delivered as […]
Expected fuel savings of 7% have prompted Waitrose to order a new batch of Gray & Adams trailers, which been developed with Cambridge University.
Waitrose is taking part in a large-scale study of low-carbon alternatives to diesel, with close to 60 dedicated gas trucks part of the trial.
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has had 38 of its Daf CFs converted into dual-fuel units, running on a mixture of diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG).