Operators using liquefied natural gas (LNG) can now reap the same CO2 savings as compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks running on biomethane, after a major move by Gasrec. The gas firm is now offering LNG certified under the government’s Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO). Gasrec said natural gas-powered trucks can typically see CO2 savings of around 15% for long-distance motorway work, 10% for regional missions and 5% for urban applications, versus an equivalent Euro-6 diesel. But when fuelled with biomethane, […]
Volvo Trucks plans to intensify its development of gas-powered HGVS aimed at the regional and long-distance trunking market.
An increasing number of smaller operators are turning to dedicated gas powered trucks, according to Philip Fjeld the chief executive of CNG Fuels.
Asda has ordered the largest ever number of HGVs running on renewable fuels in the UK, with 202 Volvo FH LNG tractor units delivered in the run-up to Christmas.