NOx emissions from trucks have dropped by at least 59% in just six years, driven by the industry’s £1.9bn investment in Euro-6 vehicles. Government figures show a continual year-on-year decline since 2013 with the RHA predicting hauliers will have reduced NOx output by at least 80% by 2025. In contrast, the RHA said the proportion of NOx emissions from other transport and passenger cars has increased, from 20% to 29% and 14.5% to 16% respectively. However, in its own report […]
The road to zero carbon emissions will need big changes to the refuelling and charging infrastructure, according to industry specialists attending last week’s CM Show who agreed that hydrogen is now a viable alternative to electric.
Achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will be a key focus of next month’s inaugural Commercial Motor Show, held online between 29 September and 1 October.
JLP John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a zero-carbon commercial vehicle fleet by 2045, with an interim target of fully fossil-free vehicles by the early 2030s.A plan spanning JLP’s 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks and 20 farm vehicles has been developed. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractor units in 2016. The successful pilot scheme was followed by the introduction of a further 83 biomethane-fuelled vehicles between 2017 […]