Decarbonising UK road transport at the rate required to achieve the government’s net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050 will require much greater emphasis on developing renewable bio and synthetic fuels for use in conventional internal combustion engines (ICE), according to the influential Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). In a new report, ‘Accelerating road transport decarbonisation’ the IMechE argues that while the development of battery electric vehicles (BEVs)will be important in the long term, this technology cannot replace ICE engines quickly […]
The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has claimed hydrogen is the best alternative fuel option for HGV operators looking to cut carbon emissions and will play a major role in the future of heavy haulage.
A recent Motor Transport roundtable debate sponsored by Fraikin looked at what will a zero-emissions truck look like as we start off down the ‘Road to zero’.
B&Q’s parent company Kingfisher is installing energy storage batteries to store power created by solar panels at the retailer’s Swindon DC.