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 […]
Commercial vehicles have “a very big role” to play in reducing road transport carbon emissions in the future, according to the head of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk after an event this week (29 January) marking the tenth anniversary of the public-private partnership, LCVP MD Andy Eastlake said both light and heavy commercial vehicles would play their parts in cutting emissions. To his end, LCVP is currently working on the development of a strategy to encourage […]
Clancy Plant Hire has spent £1.5m on 24 new Iveco Trakker rigids.
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.