DAF Trucks is showcasing an 18-tonne LF 230 FA skip-loader chassis, fuelled by hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) at Freight in the City next week. HVO delivers a reduction of up to 90% in CO2 emissions compared to diesel, according to DAF, and requires no changes to the vehicle or service intervals. Dubbed Green D and marketed by Green Biofuels, the HVO can be used in DAF Trucks’ entire range of LF, CF and XF vehicles. DAF Trucks marketing manager,Phil Moon […]
Freight in the City Expo: Tevva Motors talks growth plans and ‘inevitable’ electrification of urban CVs
Tevva Motors has gone from strength to strength since its launch in Brentwood, Essex in September 2013: indeed, last year saw the tech firm accompany former prime minister Theresa May on a trade visit to China; attract investment of £10m from Indian metals business Bharat Forge to boost its global expansion plans; and see parcels giant UPS announce it was using Tevva’s technology across its Birmingham and Southampton fleets.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has ordered 400 new tractor units to refresh its current fleet, along with 350 new trailers.