Scottish haulier McPherson has taken delivery of the UK’s first pair of Volvo FM liquefied natural gas (LNG) tractor units. The Arbelour-based firm, which specialises in transporting bulk spirits, will initially be using the new gas trucks to carry distillery by-products to Scotland’s central belt. Both trucks are equipped to full ADR specifications to also enable them to transport bulk spirit movements. The 6×2 pusher axle Lite tractor units are powered by Volvo’s G13C enfines, with I-Shift automated 12-speed gearboxes. […]
Many operators and manufacturers are pleased with the news in Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Budget speech last month that the difference in duty for diesel in comparison with alternative fuels such as CNG and LNG has been extended for a further eight years from 2024 to 2032, with a further review in 2024.
As the market leader in gas trucks, the Iveco stand at ITT Hub unsurprisingly featured an example of the recently launched S-WAY Natural Power in the form of a 4×2 LNG AS440, as well as the New Daily van.
CNG Fuels has started building Scotland’s first public access renewable biomethane HGV refuelling station, the company announced today (25 March).