The government must not put a date on banning diesel trucks until it has developed a clear plan to help manufacturers and operators make the transition to zero emission HGVs, SMMT warned this week. The call comes after the publication of SMMT’s latest report: Fuelling the Fleet: Delivering Commercial Vehicle Decarbonisation. The report points out that whilst all of Europe’s major truck manufacturers have agreed that new HGVs will be fossil fuel-free by 2040, and are investing billions in new […]
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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.
Air freight haulier Saints Transport more than tripled its losses in the 18 months to 30 June last year.