Daimler Trucks is to begin trials of its 40-tonne Mercedes-Benz GenH2 fuel cell truck in 2023, with series production starting in the second half of this decade. The vehicle uses liquid hydrogen instead of gaseous hydrogen, which has a higher density. This gives the vehicle a 1,000km range, which is comparable to that of a diesel-powered truck. Earlier this year Daimler and Volvo Trucks announced details of a collaboration to produce and sell fuel cell systems for heavy-duty trucks. Daimler […]
Tyre maker Bridgestone has become the first commercial organisation to financially back the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS). The partnership agreement will enable the FTA, which manages the scheme, to develop a series of annual low carbon awards and a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the business benefits for operators who join the scheme. As part of the agreement, Bridgestone will sponsor an LCRS fuel efficiency award at the FTA’s annual logistics carbon reduction conference in May 2013. Rachael […]
Gary Bellamy (pictured) from Forterra Building Products has been named the Lifetime Achievement winner in this year’s Microlise Driver of The Year Awards.
Sheffield City Council has revealed plans for a clean air zone (CAZ), which will see non Euro-6 HGVs paying a £50 daily charge to access its inner ring road while cars go free.