At the TRATON Group Innovation day in Sweden last week, motortransport.co.uk caught up with Christian Levin, TRATON’s chief operating officer and head of R&D. MT: We have known about the dangers of climate change for at least 30 years. Why are we still seeing such small numbers of low emission commercial vehicles on our roads? CL: Customers hesitate and numbers are small – why is that? Because the incentives aren’t strong enough and there is too much risk. Our customers […]
Waitrose is trialling six dual-fuel trucks with aerodynamic trailers in a bid to reduce carbon emissions and improve fuel consumption in its own-account fleet.
LEVC has partnered with London artisan butcher Turner & George enabling it to offer zero emission deliveries of fresh meat goods during National Butchers’ Week (8-14 March).
A £19.3bn plan to install overhead charging cables for electric lorries on the slow lanes of the UK’s motorways, which could help the UK meet its 200 zero carbon emissions target, has been published this week. If the plans get government approval a £80m pilot programme could to be rolled out along 40 miles of the M180 between the A156 and the M18 in South Yorkshire. The site has been earmarked because of its high levels of HGV traffic from […]