Gas supplier Air Products and Cummins Inc have announced a partnership to accelerate the integration of hydrogen fuel cell trucks in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
CNG Fuels is to open a new low-carbon HGV refuelling station in Newark, Nottinghamshire.
Systems developer Viritech has called on transport industry chiefs to take a strong leadership position in the debate over next-generation fuel technology.
Hermes is adding a further 70 units to its fleet of CNG fuelled vehicles in a move to further reduce emissions. This brings the total to 160 – around 50% of the company’s core hub tractor fleet.
Maxus UK has further developed its dealer network with a dedicated facility in Sandtoft, Doncaster, focusing on its electric LCV ranges.
Leyland Trucks is to participate in a DfT project designed to help operators make the transition to battery electric vehicles.
Glenfiddich Distillery is to run its entire fleet on a biogas made of the residue from its whisky making process.
Gregory Distribution has committed to cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by 4.2% every year and transitioning at least 5% of its fleet each year to alternative fuels including biogas, battery electric, HVO and hydrogen powered trucks, when they become available.
The UK government has published its “revolutionary” ‘Transport decarbonisation plan’ that includes a consultation on banning the sale of “non-zero emissions HGVs” under 26 tonnes by 2035 and the sale of all fossil-fuelled HGVs by 2040.
DPD has teamed up with electric vehicle tyre maker ENSO to trial new tyres that are designed to reduce air and microplastic pollution.