A consortium led by HGV drivetrain systems developer Meritor has been awarded £31.9m of government funding to develop a “game changing” heavy duty electric truck. The consortium – which also includes engineering firm Danfoss Editron and Electra Commercial Vehicles, a UK integrator of battery electric commercial vehicles – is known as the Electric Powertrain Integration for Heavy Commercial Vehicles (EPIC) consortium. The EPIC project, which will be based in Cwmbran in Wales, will integrate the motor, inverter, gearbox, differential and […]
Royal Mail is significantly boosting the number of electric vehicles it operates across its UK fleet, with the addition of 3,000 low emission vans.
The government has been urged to extend the Renewable Fuel Transport Obligation (RFTO) beyond 2020 in order to boost biofuel production and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fossil diesel.
Gasrec has bought five Bio-LNG refuelling stations and four cryogenic trailers from BOC following the gas firm’s decision to withdraw from the UK LNG market.