Soaring diesel price makes time right to invest in alternative fuels, industry panel tells hauliers


 

Leading operators have hailed the benefits of investing in alternatively fuelled trucks, saying soaring diesel prices mean now is the right time for others to follow suit. Speaking during a panel discussion at Road Transport Expo at NAEC Stoneleigh, Geoff Tomlinson, MD of Cardiff-based freight forwarder FSEW, said media reports of the harmful effects of pollution on local school children had shocked him into bringing two new DAF 37-tonne electric trucks onto his fleet as part of the government’s £200m zero-emission […]