Two specific issues have been identified with hydrogen that the truck sector needs to deal with: firstly, the development and construction of efficient fuel cells. Then secondly, the distribution of hydrogen to ensure that trucks can be refuelled safely and quickly. By coincidence, two significant developments took place recently to address both issues. In January MT made reference to the joint venture between Daimler Trucks and Volvo Group to develop and produce hydrogen fuel-cell systems. At the end of April, […]
Linwood, Renfrewshire logistics firm the Malcolm Group has taken delivery of 40 Volvo FM11 tractive units, following a fuel trial in which it achieved over 9mpg.
The major truck importers seem to turn over MDs almost as fast as Premier League football clubs and the latest incumbent at Volvo Trucks Robert Grozdanovski recently took over following Arne Knaben’s five year stint.
South Korean vehicle parts importer SsangYong Motors UK is to lease a new head office at Howard Tenen’s Europa Industrial Park in Swindon as part of a drive into the electric vehicle (EV) market.