Online retailer Ocado has opened a new grid-connected compressed natural gas (CNG) refuelling facility as part of a wider £3m investment in gas technology across the fleet. Sited at Ocado’s Hatfield customer fulfilment centre, it will be used to refuel 29 Iveco Stralis NP tractor units that joined the firm’s fleet last year. The trucks, which represent 20% of Ocado’s 147-strong HGV fleet, will be fuelled using blended biomethane. They are expected to reduce HGV fleet CO2 emissions by 29% […]
The government is to consider extending the grant system for low-emission vans to larger vehicles, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has revealed.
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.