Switching from diesel to natural gas will produce a 10% saving in CO2 emissions for a heavy truck running on motorways, according to trials carried out by IVECO at Millbrook. Speaking at the official UK launch of the Stralis Natural Power (NP) 460hp 6×2 Cursor 13-powered tractor unit, IVECO MD for UK and Ireland Stuart Webster said the new truck marked a “turning point” for gas vehicles in the UK, as 91% of tractor units registered in the UK are […]
A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business.
DHL Supply Chain’s Consumer division has become the latest – and among the biggest – investor in gas-powered trucks with the replacement of most of the 70-strong fleet based at its multi-user DC at Bawtry near Doncaster, south Yorkshire, with Volvo FM MethaneDiesel dual fuel 6×2 tractor units.
Kuehne + Nagel has put eight new Volvo FH Globetrotter LNG tractor units into 24/7 operation on two major contracts with Whitbread and Costa, as part of a drive to reduce emissions and improve the sustainability of its transport operations.