Gregory Distribution has installed its first bio-LNG refuelling station at its Cullompton depot. In 2020, the company began a trial to test the suitability of bio-LNG to replace its diesel fleet and this involved running seven Volvo FH LNG 6×2 tractor units in Bristol and Magor. This had been successful, it said, so it has installed the station, owned and operated by Gasrec, to fuel an additional 13 Volvo FHs. Paul Jefferson, Gregory Distribution group legal, risk and sustainability director, […]
Early indications suggest that the larger 15.65m longer semi-trailer size is proving a more popular option than its 14.6m counterpart in the Department for Transport’s (DfT) ten-year trial of the new lengths, announced last December. According to the DfT, “two or three” companies have returned their allowance of the smaller 14.6m design and MT has learnt the government is now permitting firms to swap allocations them between themselves, or even give them away as long as no business trials more […]
Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested.