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    Scheme to trial a hydrogen-fuelled HGV for Sainsbury’s wins government funding


    Specialist energy consultancy Element Energy has won government funding to trial a hydrogen-fuelled HGV on behalf of Sainsbury’s in the Tees Valley area.The HGV will operate from a local distribution centre and will be carrying out goods deliveries in the area.The trial is one of a number of schemes which ...

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    Suffolk EV charging firm goes public after partnering with First Reserve Sustainable Growth Corp


    Suffolk EV charging company EO Charging has become a publicly listed business in the US after it was acquired by First Reserve Sustainable Growth Corp.EO, which provides charging solutions to fleet operators across the UK, Ireland and Europe, ranked 27 on the Financial Times’ FT1000 list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies ...

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    Act now to decarbonise your fleet, Tevva urges operators after "code red" UN climate report


    UK electric truck company Tevva has told HGV operators to speed up plans to decarbonise their fleets after a new UN scientific report warned that climate change, triggered by human activity, will lead to increasingy heat waves, droughts and flooding.Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the report - published by the ...

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    Association of Fleet Professionals launches training course to help with switch to electric


    A training course for fleet professionals planning to transition their light commercial fleets over to electric has been unveiled by the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP).The eLCV one-day course follows a similar format to the industry body’s electric car course and is being delivered via video conferencing.The AFP said the ...

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    Scottish distiller Glenfiddich takes delivery of three Iveco Stralis NP 460 trucks


    Distiller Glenfiddich has taken delivery of three 4x2 gas powered Iveco Stralis NP 460 trucks, which will be powered by biofuel made from the company’s whisky by-products.Supplied by Preston-based Iveco dealer Walton Summit Truck Centre, they have been converted to 6x2 tractors capable of running at 44-tonne Gross Vehicle Weight ...

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    Air Products to convert 2,000-strong fleet to hydrogen after milestone deal with Cummins


    Gas supplier Air Products and Cummins have announced a partnership to accelerate the integration of hydrogen fuel cell trucks in Europe, the Americas and Asia.Cummins will provide the fuel cell electric powertrains integrated into OEM partners’ HGVs for Air Products, which plans to convert its 2,000-strong global fleet of lorries ...

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    CNG Fuels opens new Notts biomethane refuelling station


    CNG Fuels is to open a new low-carbon HGV refuelling station in Newark, Nottinghamshire.The station’s launch comes as demand for renewable biomethane is growing at a rate of 100% per annum, according to the company. CNG Fuels is predicting that almost 20% of the UK’s high-mileage HGV fleet will be ...

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    Tech firm urges industry to back hydrogen for heavy freight


    Systems developer Viritech has called on transport industry chiefs to take a strong leadership position in the debate over next-generation fuel technology.The company claims that only a commitment to hydrogen offers the UK the prospect of leapfrogging other economies that are predominantly focused on battery technology.In the wake of newly ...

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    Hermes expands gas fleet as eco drive continues


    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.Each of the new model Iveco S-WAY units being introduced reduces CO2 emissions by ...

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    Maxus opens new Doncaster facility


    Maxus UK has further developed its dealer network with a dedicated facility in Sandtoft, Doncaster, focusing on its electric LCV ranges.Northside Maxus joins established bases in Leeds and Bradford and becomes part of the Anderson Group of companies, which includes Northside Truck and Van.The new five-acre facility offers a full ...

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    Government chooses Leyland Trucks for £10m electric truck trial


    Leyland Trucks is to participate in a DfT project designed to help operators make the transition to battery electric vehicles.Scheduled for later this summer, the £10m trial will employ 20 DAF LF Electric 19-tonne rigids, together with the required charging infrastructure and data logging equipment.An interactive website will inform future ...

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    Glenfiddich Distillery to fuel fleet on biogas made from whisky residue


    Glenfiddich Distillery is to run its entire fleet on a biogas made of the residue from its whisky making process.Parent company William Grant and Sons has announced that the production residues from its Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Moray, will be converted into an ultra-low carbon fuel gas which, it says, ...

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    Gregory commits to cutting emissions in line with Paris Agreement


    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 company’s pledge comes as the UK government announced plans last ...

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    DPD partners with EV tyre producer ENSO in new sustainability trial


    DPD has teamed up with electric vehicle tyre maker ENSO to trial new tyres that are designed to reduce air and microplastic pollution.Tyres are largely made of fossil fuels and as they wear down emit more air pollution than tailpipes, with tyre particulate matter pollution also making up 28% of ...

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    Traton, Daimler Truck and Volvo to roll out electric HGV charging network


    Traton Group, Daimler and Volvo Group are joining forces to create a European public charging network for battery-electric HGVs and long-distance coaches.The three companies plan to launch a joint venture (JV) by 2022 which will roll out at least 1,700 high-capacity charging points powered by green electricity within five years ...

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    Battery versus fuel cell argument causing "paralysis through analysis", Net Zero campaigners insist


    The UK needs to stop getting bogged down in debating the merits of battery versus fuel cell-powered EVs and accept that both technologies are needed to achieve Net Zero, according to a trade association.The UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UK HFCA) said latest estimates of reaching carbon neutrality by ...

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    New joint venture unveiled for 40 waste-to-hydrogen fuelling stations


    Hydrogen fuel provider Element 2 and renewable hydrogen systems supplier, Ways2H have forged a partnership to deliver up to 40 waste-to-hydrogen refuelling stations in the UK.The deal is part of Element 2’s wider plans to deploy over 800 hydrogen pumps in the UK by 2027, and 2,000 by 2030.Under the ...

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    Logistics firms team up to offer Thames riverboat service to NHS Foundation Trust


    Logistics firms are working together to offer a London NHS trust a daily riverboat delivery service, taking trucks off the roads.Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with CEVA Logistics, Absolutely and boat company Livett’s to trial the service, which involves parcels being loaded onto vessels at ...

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    Glasgow City seals £7m deal with Farid Hillend Engineering and Arcola for 19 hydrogen-powered RCVs


    Recycling vehicle manufacturer Farid Hillend Engineering, in partnership with Arcola Energy, has won a £7m contract by Glasgow City Council to deliver and maintain 19 hydrogen fuel powered trucks.The deal, revealed at a recent council meeting, will see the fleet of 26-tonne hydrogen fuel cell electric refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) ...

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    Lack of electric vans threatens economic recovery, warns BVRLA


    The vehicle rental and leasing industry is sounding the alarm on a lack of vans which it warns could hamper the UK’s economic recovery.Findings from the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association’s (BVRLA) latest Business Impact Survey show that, whilst the sector is much more optimistic about economic recovery than ...