Volvo is preparing to launch three new all-electric FH, FM and FMX HGV models in Europe.
The UK’s first 27-tonne, curtainside battery EV has taken to the roads after construction sector supplier CCF launched the truck and raised the bar on environmental standards.
BOC and Calor Gas’ decision to quit the UK LNG market is a sign of market consolidation in the UK which will only benefit operators in the long term, according to Gasrec chief commercial officer James Westcott.
Gasrec has bought five Bio-LNG refuelling stations and four cryogenic trailers from BOC following the gas firm’s decision to withdraw from the UK LNG market.
Weight restrictions to prevent HGVs from using towns in Oxfordshire as a rat run could be introduced if funding is secured from local businesses.
A consortium led by HGV drivetrain systems developer Meritor has been awarded £31.9m of government funding to develop a “game changing” heavy duty electric truck.
Leicester City Council has scrapped plans for a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) that would have seen non-Euro-6 trucks and buses charged £50 a day to enter the area.
Hauliers have been forced to park up their LNG-fuelled lorries after gas supplier BOC withdrew from the UK market.
Drivers waiting at level crossings can be encouraged to turn their engines off and improve air quality through the use of low-cost psychological interventions, research has found.
Demand for gas-powered trucks more than doubled last year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, and could triple this year as operators and their customers ramp up efforts to meet net zero targets, according to industry experts.