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    First Hydrogen in fuel cell van trials


    First Hydrogen is collaborating with the UK Aggregated Hydrogen Freight Consortium (UK AHFC) to help roll out its fuel cell vans to interested operators.The energy and automotive brand also announced that its hydrogen-powered LCVs are on course for potential customer real-world usage trials early next year.Managed by Element Energy, the ...

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    Barhale orders electric vans from Europcar


    (From left) Barnhale HSEQW director Andy Dodman and operations manager Barry BairdEuropcar is providing civil engineering firm Barhale with electric vans to help it meet its zero emission ambitions.Following the trial of a Citroen e-Berlingo and a Renault Kangoo ZE, Barhale has now added four London Electric Vehicle Company VN5 ...

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    Hydrogen specialist hails success of dual-fuel road sweeper trial


    Hydrogen expert ULEMCo said the deployment of a dual-fuelled road sweeper in Aberdeen has cut daily diesel displacement rates by almost 50%.The optimised sweeper working for the city council has been saving the annual equivalent of around three tonnes of CO2 emissions since the start of the year.The vehicle has ...

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    Major operators give thumbs up to hydrogen trucks, whitepaper reveals


    New research has shown “significant interest” among major operators for hydrogen trucks for a range of applications with some confirming they would be happy to pay more in the short term to trial a small number of fuel cell trucks.The research was carried out by H2Accelerate, a collaboration of truck ...

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    Bidfood puts FUSO eCanter into service


    Wholesaler Bidfood has opted for the FUSO eCanter as its electric truck of choice as its presses ahead with future-proofing its business.The 7.5-tonne eCanter was delivered to the foodservice firm in 2020 but plans to put it to work were curtailed by Covid, subsequent lockdowns and then the fallout from ...

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    'We've won over drivers on membership,' FORS Gold firm insists


    Wayne Allen (pictured), northern compliance manager with Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining, said he had changed the mindset of drivers and operational staff who originally claimed the firm didn't need FORS accreditation.Speaking at FORS' annual conference at Manchester Central Convention Complex, he countered industry claims that the scheme often appealed ...

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    Green hydrogen key to net-zero challenge but transport sector faces toughest ever times, FORS delegates warned


    Former transport minister for London Steven Norris (pictured) has told operators that green hydrogen is key to the industry's drive towards zero-emission vehicles but that the government’s target for HGVs is “likely to be altered”.In a wide-ranging presentation during the annual FORS Conference at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, Norris ...

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    Stobart and XPO join forces with other haulage giants on new zero-carbon HGV project


    Some of the biggest hauliers and shippers, including Stobart, XPO and Tesco have formed an action group to accelerate the decarbonisation of HGVs.The HGVzero task force aims to develop solutions that will tackle what it described as “complex pinch points”, which so far have hindered widespread, low-carbon truck rollouts.The group, ...

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    Tech firm wins £4.8m grant to convert household waste into biohydrogen


    Advanced Biofuel Solutions (ABS) has won a £4.8m grant to convert household waste into biohydrogen for use in the transport sector.Awarded as part of a competition launched by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the grant will help support the tech firm's project, undertaken in collaboration with ...

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    Stop fixating on the cost of electric trucks, Scania tells hauliers


    Scania has urged fleet operators looking to switch to electric trucks not to be distracted by the cost of the vehicles and focus instead on their aims, objectives and ambitions as a business.Speaking during a presentation at Road Transport Expo at NAEC Stoneleigh, Scania head of transformation, Karima Haji (pictured), ...

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    Tevva inks fuel cell supply deal with Loop Energy as demand for its hydrogen electric truck surges


    Tevva Motors has signed a deal which will see Canadian firm Loop Energy supply £9.9m of fuel cell systems in the first year as the manufacturer prepares to meet surging demand for its hydrogen electric trucks in 2023.The two-year agreement with Loop Energy includes delivery commitments worth over £9.9m for ...

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    UK firms to take on 163,000 electric vehicles this year, study reveals


    UK businesses are set to adopt more than 163,000 electric vehicles (EVs) this year as part of a major £13.6bn investment in fleet electrification, according to a new study by Centrica Business Solutions.The increase this year will see over a third (35%) more business operate EVs on the road by ...

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    BP and BOC to launch hydrogen refuelling network for HGVs in UK


    BP and BOC are joining forces to roll out a hydrogen refuelling network for HGVs across the UK, following a feasibility study, the joint venture announced today (5 July).The nine-month study looked at the various options for hydrogen distribution, dispensing costs and station design and concluded that the best way ...

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    Tevva launches 7.5-tonne hydrogen electric truck range


    Tevva has become the first company to mass produce hydrogen electric trucks in the UK with the launch of its 7.5-tonne vehicle.The Tilbury-based firm unveiled its new zero-emission model, alongside its latest full-battery electric HGV, at last week's Road Transport Expo in Warwickshire.Tevva said the vehicle will work for the ...

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    XPO expands use of biofuel for Tour de France contract


    XPO will be the official transport support partner of the Tour de France again this year, using a fleet largely fuelled by hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO).It first piloted biofuel at the 2021 event with a truck running on B100 made from rapeseed oil.This year – XPO’s 42nd as Tour de ...

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    Now cheaper to charge an electric HGV than use diesel, hauliers told


    The case for moving to electric trucks has become even more compelling after fuel prices soared to such levels that it is now cheaper to charge up an HGV than fuel a diesel model, according to freight booker Zeus Labs.It said small and medium haulage fleets are being pushed to ...

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    Webfleet to cut carbon emissions during Great British EV Rally


    Webfleet has pledged to remove 61 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere to positively offset the carbon footprint from vehicles participating in this year’s Great British EV Rally (GBEVR).The five-day event, which starts from Castle & Gardens of Mey near John O’Groats, Scotland on 4 July, aims to showcase Britain’s ...

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    Tarmac orders UK’s first battery electric mixer truck


    Tarmac has placed an order with Renault Trucks for the first battery electric mixer truck in the UK.Due to be delivered in the autumn, the mixer will be put to work at Tarmac’s Washwood Heath site in Birmingham, supplying construction materials to customers across the West Midlands.Tarmac is working with ...

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    Reynolds Logistics partners with NanoSUN to deliver hydrogen fuel


    Reynolds Logistics has agreed a refuelling deal with hydrogen provider NanoSUN.The partnership will see NanoSUN work with Reynolds to move hydrogen fuel to its customers' vehicles rather than seeing end users forced to move their fleets to the source on a daily basis.Reynolds will support NanoSUN in providing its customers ...

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    DP World unveils electric terminal tractor at London Gateway


    DP World has announced the arrival of the first ever all-electric terminal tractor at a British port.The Terberg YT203-EV will primarily be used at London Gateway for transporting goods the two-mile distance from the quayside to a distribution facility at the adjacent logistics park.DP World added that it plans to ...