New research from the Gas Vehicle Network (GVN) has shown that in 2019 almost 80% of the total dispensed volume of gas for transport fuel was biomethane – a renewable and sustainable low carbon option. GVN chief executive Mike Foster said: “Clean, low carbon, gas-powered vehicles are an obvious, sustainable ‘no brainer’ for the freight and transport industry. These latest statistics – a 22% increase from 2018 – clearly show the direction of travel for the HGV sector. “This is […]
British Gas ordered 2,000 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from Vauxhall this week amid plans to never again buy another combustion engine vehicle.
The full speaker line-up for this year’s Freight in the City Expo is now online to view, from future urban warehousing and last-mile micro hubs through to air quality policy and safer truck design.
Hermes has slashed its CO2 output by 6% in the past year, with the business achieving savings of 18.4% since 2008. The parcels firm has set itself a target of a 20% reduction by 2015. The reductions are part of a strategy implemented by German parent Otto Group, which requires a 50% reduction across the entire business by 2020. In the past 12 months, Hermes has adopted automated transmission across all tractor units within its trunking operation, which has improved […]