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    CNG Fuels opens tenth biomethane refuelling station as demand rockets


    Renewable biomethane supplier CNG Fuels has launched its tenth low-carbon HGV refuelling station in Castleford today (17 August), as demand for the fuel continues to soar.CNG Fuels said the addition of the new station - which can fuel up to 500 HGVs per day – gives the company the capacity ...

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    Hauliers want more government support to overcome barriers to net zero, report reveals


    Less than a third of hauliers are optimistic the 2040 end-of-sale date for new diesel trucks can be met with almost two thirds wanting greater government support for the transition, according to a joint report from Bridgestone and Webfleet.The report - Keener to be Greener - published this week, surveyed ...

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    Tesco adds first refrigerated 18-tonne Renault E-Tech D to fleet


    Tesco has rolled out its first 18-tonne zero emission electric truck and plans to add more to its fleets in the coming months.The Renault Trucks E-Tech D Wide, which comes with a Solomon Commercials refrigeration body, is making deliveries from Tesco’s Dagenham distribution centre to more than 400 stores in ...

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    Tevva to reveal 19-tonne hydrogen electric truck concept at IAA Transportation 2022


    Hydrogen and electric truck manufacturer Tevva is following up the recent unveiling of its 7.5-tonne hydrogen electric truck at the Road Transport Expo with the first ever display of its 19-tonne prototype development vehicle at IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover next month.The unveiling of the 19-tonne Tevva concept truck is ...

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    ScottishPower hydrogen plant at Felixstowe Port could power 1,300 trucks a day from 2026


    ScottishPower is planning to build a £150m green hydrogen plant at the Port of Felixstowe which will be able to power trucks, trains and ships.The energy company is proposing to develop a 100MW plant at the Suffolk port which will provide up to 40 tonnes of green hydrogen per day ...

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    Electra appoints Solomon to partner on UK's first zero-emission refrigerated fuel cell electric vehicle


    Temperature-controlled rigids manufacturer Solomon Commercials has partnered with Electra Commercial Vehicles to deliver a 19-tonne hydrogen-powered truck which is the first of its kind to go into operation.The Electra eCargo fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) will be on trial with Sainsbury's as part of the government-funded Road to Hydrogen project.Ben ...

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    Call for “ambitious” ZEV mandate to meet growing demand for electric vans


    Government plans to mandate OEMs to produce a certain quota of zero-emission vans from 2024 must be “ambitious” if they are to meet growing industry demand for electric vans, New AutoMotive warned this week.The warning follows the publication of July’s Electric Van Count (EVC) from New AutoMotive, a not-for-profit independent ...

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    Guest Truck and Van invests in solar technology to cut refuelling costs


    Commercial vehicle dealer Guest Truck and Van is trialling solar panel technology at its head office in West Bromwich with the aim of providing enough power to charge its fleet of electric vehicles.The company is also looking at fitting solar panel technology at all of its 13 service locations.The investment ...

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    Van sector slow to embrace switch to electric amid fears over lack of charging infrastructure


    The van sector’s transition to electric variants is still two years behind cars, despite having the same 2030 end of sale date, according to the SMMT.Amid latest figures showing that the light CV market declined for the seventh month in July, down 20.7% to 18,722 new units registered, the automotive ...

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    DHL brings Formula E to London and partners with FIA Girls on Track


    DHL is bringing the 13th and 14th races of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship season to London.As founding logistics partner for the single-seater motorsport championship for electric cars, it will handle the logistics requirements of organisers and teams and transport over 415 tons of freight – including all ...


    Knowles Transport invests in 50 Lawrence David trailers to meet surge in growth


    Knowles Transport has placed an order for a further 50 trailers to handle increased demand.Manufactured by Lawrence David, the trailers will advertise Knowles’ commitment to providing net zero warehousing for customers and a target to achieve net zero for transport operations by 2045 on the back doors.The move sees Knowles' ...

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    DHL reports 37% drop in carbon emissions from sustainable delivery trial at Billingsgate market


    DHL Supply Chain has teamed up with the The City of London Corporation and Ford Pro to conduct a sustainable delivery trial at London’s historic Billingsgate Market to explore ways to reduce traffic, improve air quality and offer a better customer experience.Launched in March and ending this month, 40 traders ...

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    RED Driving School goes green


    RED Driving School is beginning the process of moving to electric after hitting a record fleet size of more than 1,500 vehicles.It has also taken steps to reduce its carbon emissions by investigating all aspects of zero-emission driving, including home, kerbside and ‘on-the-go’ charging, as well as introducing green energy ...

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    BP invests £50m in electric vehicle battery testing centre


    BP has unveiled plans to invest up to £50m in a new electric vehicle (EV) battery testing centre and analytical laboratory in the UK.Planned to open by the end of 2024, the new facilities will be located at the company's existing global headquarters for its Castrol business in Pangbourne, Berkshire, ...

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    BP in new green hydrogen collaboration with Iberdrola


    BP and Europe’s largest utility Iberdrola are collaborating to provide large-scale production of green hydrogen to customers in the UK, Spain and Portugal.The two companies are also looking at options to jointly serve electric vehicle owners in the UK, following an announcement it was investing up to €1bn (£835.8m) into ...

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    Howdens grows HVO fleet and trials gas and electric options


    Kitchen supplier Howdens said a vital ingredient for its sustainability strategy is hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), which it is now using extensively across its logistics fleet.It is also piloting electric trucks and is introducing six bio-liquid natural gas vehicles at its Raunds and Portbury sites, which work similarly to diesel ...

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    Tevva welcomes special guest to R&D hub at MIRA Technology Park


    (From left) West Midlands mayor, Andy Street and Tevva chief engineer, Ken ScottTevva hosted West Midlands mayor Andy Street last week, following the launch of its 7.5-tonne hydrogen electric truck.Street was given a tour of the OEM’s hub at the MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton and a ride in Tevva’s ...

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    BP opens its first ultra-fast-charging hub for HGVs in 'milestone' for electrification


    BP has opened its first ultra-fast-charging facilities aimed at medium and heavy-duty electric trucks.Operated by BP's Aral brand, the retail site at Schwegenheim in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany now has two state-of-the-art 300kw ultra-fast chargers intended for electric trucks, powered by 100% renewable energy.The news comes following confirmation at last month's Road ...

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    XPO signs distribution deal with hydrogen retailer Element 2


    XPO Logistics has been awarded an exclusive distribution contract by hydrogen retailer Element 2.The multi-year agreement will see XPO begin transporting hydrogen fuel from partner production sites to Element 2 refuelling stations in the North and Midlands.The scope of XPO’s services will expand nationally in line with the network as ...

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    Partnership reveals design of UK's first public HGV hydrogen refuelling stations


    Green hydrogen refuelling station provider Element 2 has revealed the futuristic design of the UK's first two public HGV hydrogen refuelling stations which will be built at Exelby Services’ Coneygarth site on the A1(M) near Northallerton and at its Golden Fleece service station on the M6 near Carlisle.The two new ...