Going Green

  • Hydrogen infrastructure for trucks edges closer to reality

    Hydrogen infrastructure for trucks edges closer to reality

    15th April 2021

    A hydrogen infrastructure to service the transportation sector is one step closer. Nikola, Iveco and pipeline operator OGE have announced plans to collaborate on hydrogen-powered transportation. Specifically, the trio want to create a pipeline network from production sources to hydrogen…

  • eActros field trial reaches milestone for Logistik Schmitt

    eActros field trial reaches milestone for Logistik Schmitt

    25th March 2021

    A Mercedes-Benz eActros field trial has seen the 25-tonne truck cover 50,000 electric kilometers. The truck has been running in Germany since July 2019. In that time, it has driven up to 300km a day for Logistik Schmitt. As a…

  • Electric variant of every Renault Trucks model in two years

    Electric variant of every Renault Trucks model in two years

    23rd March 2021

    Every model in the Renault Trucks range will have an electric variant by 2023. That’s the promise from the French manufacturer as it strengthens its commitment to a battery-powered future.  Renault Trucks has invested millions in electric trucks and electromobility. …

  • Volvo FE Electric to start grocery deliveries for ICA Sweden

    Volvo FE Electric to start grocery deliveries for ICA Sweden

    18th March 2021

    A Volvo FE Electric is set to enter service with grocery retailer ICA Sweden by the middle of 2021. The arrival of the truck comes after the two companies announced plans to collaborate in November 2020. Electric mobility experts from…

  • Turin truck filling station receives biomethane supplies

    Turin truck filling station receives biomethane supplies

    16th March 2021

    Efforts to decarbonise the transport sector have taken a step forward as biomethane supplies have arrived in northwest Italy.  A filling station on Strada delle Cascinette, in Turin, is the first in the region to offer biomethane (Bio-LNG and Bio-CNG).…

  • Fuel cell joint venture confirmed and MAN joins study

    Fuel cell joint venture confirmed and MAN joins study

    2nd March 2021

    Daimler Trucks and the Volvo Group have confirmed their fuel cell joint venture. The two manufacturers announced their intention to collaborate on developing the technology for trucks late last year. As a result, a binding agreement has been signed and a new…

  • Renault takes zero emissions mobility to the construction site

    Renault takes zero emissions mobility to the construction site

    26th February 2021

    Following recent news of Renault Trucks’ latest urban electric vehicle, comes a zero emissions mobility solution for building sites.  The first D Wide Z.E. is fitted with tipper and crane. It will go into service with the Noblet Group. The operator’s…

  • Heavy duty electric truck project announced by Volvo and DHL

    Heavy duty electric truck project announced by Volvo and DHL

    23rd February 2021

    Volvo Trucks and DHL Freight have announced a partnership, based around the concept of a heavy duty electric truck.  The two companies will work on the transition to fossil-free transportation over longer distances. There has been a lot of industry…

  • Renault adds low entry cab to its Z.E. range

    Renault adds low entry cab to its Z.E. range

    18th February 2021

    Renault Trucks has unveiled the D Wide Z.E. low entry cab, designed specifically for urban environments.  The new cab offers improved ergonomics, visibility and safety levels – all essential elements in city and town driving.  With that in mind, Renault…

  • Scandinavian fossil-free fuels initiative moves forward

    Scandinavian fossil-free fuels initiative moves forward

    5th February 2021

    Scania has joined key industry players in a project designed to speed up the transition to fossil-free fuels. The truck manufacturer will work with Volvo, Stena Line and the Port of Gothenburg on the ‘Tranzero Initiative’. The collaboration wants to reduce…