With carbon-reduction now a core focus for HGV operators and their customers, the latest generation of sustainable drop-in fuels, such as HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil), could provide a solution. Freight in the City has therefore partnered with DAF Trucks to bring to life the potential of using HVO across your fleet in a topical webinar taking place on Wednesday 16 June. You will learn from DAF Trucks how HVO is compatible with existing Euro-6 models without needing any engine modifications […]
Motor Transport Awards 2021 shortlist: Urban Delivery Operator of the Year – sponsored by My Transport Planner
DPD UK DPD continues to transform its urban operation with more micro depots and the wider deployment of its all-electric fleet – 10% of the fleet now operates emission-free. DPD’s 25-25-25 strategy to decarbonise all deliveries in 25 UK cities by 2025 is under way with diesel vehicles taken off the UK’s streets and unproductive mileage slashed to create a more efficient operation. This will lead to 42,000 tonnes of CO2 savings or the equivalent of planting 170,000 trees by […]
Hovis is committed to continually reducing the carbon emissions of its road fleet, which comprises around 400 vehicles and 250 trailers.
The use of renewable ‘drop-in’ fuels, such as HVO (hydro-treated vegetable oil), to reduce the carbon impact of HGV fleets was the focus of the latest Freight in the City webinar. In partnership with DAF Trucks, the topical webinar looked at the government’s ambition to move towards net zero carbon by 2050 and the role sustainable fuels would play to achieve this aim. Phil Moon, marketing manager at DAF Trucks, acknowledged the significant task that lay ahead of both manufacturers […]