Thermo King has approved the use of fossil-free hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) as a sustainable alternative to traditional diesel to power its refrigeration units. It said that following thorough tests, the HVO biodiesel showed no effect on its units’ performance, even in freezing temperatures. It added that HVO use leads to a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and particulate matter pollution from the engine. Read more Scania gives thumbs-up to the use of hydrotreated vegetable oil to power its […]
Government plans for a national Clean Air Zone (CAZ) charging system that will not allow operators of non-Euro-6 trucks to automatically pay entry charges have been slammed as “anti-business, childish and unacceptable” by the RHA.
Royal Mail is taking delivery of 29 Bio-CNG trucks over the coming weeks, as part of its commitment to reducing its environmental impact.
TNT Post is to conduct a second end-to-end delivery trial from mid-April in west London, following the successful conclusion of a final-mile trial in Liverpool. The private postal operator has held long-term ambitions to roll-out a complete end-to-end service rivalling Royal Mail, but says it has been unable to achieve this goal due to the national incumbent’s exemption on final mile deliveries. Nick Wells, TNT Post chief executive, says: “TNT Post has built an excellent reputation for quality, innovation and […]