DP World’s container terminal at Southampton has eliminated fossil diesel from its operations in favour of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), which it estimates will cut 14,000 tons of CO2 annually. The move follows a trial of HVO at the port last year, which saw it used in its forklift trucks, refrigerated unit generators and straddle carriers. DP World Southampton is the first British port to replace diesel with vegetable oil, according to the company. It calculates that the move will […]
Electric vehicle manufacturer Volta Trucks has raised €230m (£191.5m) with its latest funding round which will be used to ramp up the company’s roll out of the Volta Zero.
Members of the FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) are on track to meet their target of an 8% reduction in the carbon intensity of their operations between 2011 and 2015, an FTA conference, Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs, heard last week (21 May).
The final session of the conference saw a panel of representatives from four major truck manufacturers debate the future of truck design.