The potential for lorries to be fuelled by sewage waste is being investigated by Coventry university and Severn Trent. The project will look to capture waste ammonia from the water company’s treatment facility and convert it into a green fuel for heavy vehicles not suited to battery electrification. Severn Trent currently destroys waste ammonia present in sewage due to its toxic properties, but the project could see it captured and turned into hydrogen instead. If it’s successful, there is the […]
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.
Volta Trucks said it hopes to roll out its first electric vehicle later this year after the value of its order books hit $260m.
The need for reduced handling during the Covid-19 crisis at a time when fewer people have been in their places of work has also given some operations an opportunity to experiment with limited autonomous delivery projects, although not in the UK.