XPO Logistics has started to take delivery of 76 Volvo FM 6×2 tractor units valued at around £7m to be used on the firm’s distribution contract with building materials supplier British Gypsum, part of Saint-Gobain. Twenty three of the 6×2 tractor units are FM LNG models which XPO will run on bio-LNG supplied by Gasrec while the other 53 FMs will be fuelled with hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) from Green Biofuels, reducing tailpipe carbon emissions by at least 80% and […]
RHA demands alternatively fueled vehicles have at least 12-year lifespan after petrol and diesel ban is brought forward
The government must provide reassurance that cleaner lorries running on alternative fuels will last for at least 12 years if the industry is to decarbonise within the next 20 years, according to the RHA.
Volvo Trucks plans to intensify its development of gas-powered HGVS aimed at the regional and long-distance trunking market.