Ocado Group has doubled the number of trucks in its fleet running on natural gas after ordering a further 30 Iveco Stralis NP tractor units. The online supermarket said 10 have already entered service and the remaining 20 will follow throughout 2020. In January last year it became the first UK retailer to self-fund the purchase of an onsite grid-connected gas refuelling station. Read more Ocado opens Gasrec-built grid-connected CNG refuelling hub TRATON Group bets on electric trucks – with […]
New rules to ensure the build-up by 2020 of more refuelling points for vehicles using alternative fuels have been formally adopted by the European Council. I comes after their final approval in the European Parliament in April.
Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020.
The government needs to act swiftly to decide which zero-emission route HGVs must take if the UK is to achieve ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets.