Hermes is adding a further 70 units to its fleet of CNG fuelled vehicles in a move to further reduce emissions. This brings the total to 160 – around 50% of the company’s core hub tractor fleet. Each of the new model Iveco S-WAY units being introduced reduces CO2 emissions by over 80% when compared to a Euro-6 diesel vehicle. This is an estimated reduction of 150 tons of CO2 per vehicle and over 24,000 tons of CO2 across the […]
Decarbonising UK road transport at the rate required to achieve the government’s net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050 will require much greater emphasis on developing renewable bio and synthetic fuels for use in conventional internal combustion engines (ICE), according to the influential Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
A task force made up of automotive experts that can oversee plans to ban new diesel, petrol and hybrid vehicles needs to be created, or else environmental targets could be missed, a transport body has warned.