While gas trucks are still a rare sight on UK roads, buses operating in towns and cities have been running on natural gas for years.Reading Buses is a good example, so MT went to talk to John Bickerton, head of engineering and innovation at Reading Buses, to see what lessons CV operators can learn from his experience. “They are the most reliable buses in our fleet,” is Bickerton’s initial comment when asked about his gas vehicles. And he has had […]
Members of the FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) are on track to meet their target of an 8% reduction in the carbon intensity of their operations between 2011 and 2015, an FTA conference, Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs, heard last week (21 May).
A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards.
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).