Going Green

  • Making the switch away from diesel

    Making the switch away from diesel

    17th May 2022

    When it comes to reducing CO₂ for road transport operators, what’s the immediate solution? By Isaac Occhipinti, head of external affairs, GVN There are around 35 million vehicles operating on UK roads. Over 40 per cent of our road transport…

  • MAN and ABB announce electromobility plans for the long-haul

    MAN and ABB announce electromobility plans for the long-haul

    16th May 2022

    A partnership between MAN and ABB has been announced around the area of electromobility.  The news comes as MAN displayed a prototype of its electric truck for the first time in public. Furthermore, the company announced future plans around charging…

  • DHL and Volvo Trucks announce zero-emission tie-up

    DHL and Volvo Trucks announce zero-emission tie-up

    13th May 2022

    A cooperation agreement has been agreed between DHL and Volvo Trucks. The deal will help accelerate the shift to zero exhaust emission vehicles.  Essentially, the Deutsche Post DHL Group is looking to move into heavy electric trucks.  As a result,…

  • DAF heads to ITT Hub with a host of highlights

    DAF heads to ITT Hub with a host of highlights

    10th May 2022

    ITT Hub returns this week and DAF Trucks is promising plenty to see for punters. For example, the manufacturer will showcase a wide range of electric and diesel-powered models. In addition, visitors to the Farnborough event will have the opportunity…

  • DAF LF Electrics sign up for a BETT with the NHS

    DAF LF Electrics sign up for a BETT with the NHS

    5th May 2022

    A DfT-funded electric truck trial will include 20 DAF LF Electrics, the company has confirmed. The Battery Electric Truck Trial will involve a number of national public bodies. For example, the NHS will run some of the DAF LF Electrics…

  • Smaller models revealed as Volta Trucks boosts range

    Smaller models revealed as Volta Trucks boosts range

    28th April 2022

    Volta Trucks has taken the wraps off smaller models of its electric Zero model. The company has revealed 7.5- and 12-tonne variants, which join the 16-tonne truck in the Volta lineup. The smaller models of the Zero have been designed…

  • Circular production success for Scania’s Swedish cab site

    Circular production success for Scania’s Swedish cab site

    25th April 2022

    Great achievements in circular production have been made Scania’s cab factory in Oskarshamn, Sweden. For example, the production process has been fossil-fuel-free since 2020.  In addition, more material is recycled and the energy consumption has decreased dramatically. The employees at…

  • Manchester operator decides to go with HVO for new DAFs

    Manchester operator decides to go with HVO for new DAFs

    20th April 2022

    A Manchester operator has taken delivery of its first new generation DAF truck. The new fleet addition at JSP Hauliers is an XG+ 530 FTG.  Futhermore, it is part of an expansion programme within the company, not a replacement for…

  • Science-based targets used to cut carbon emissions

    Science-based targets used to cut carbon emissions

    6th April 2022

    Truck operator Stobart has announced it is to use science-based targets to reduce carbon emissions. As a result, the company becomes the first major UK logistics provider to use the system. In addition, the use of science-based targets pledges a…

  • Iveco announces e-mobility agreement for trucks

    Iveco announces e-mobility agreement for trucks

    4th April 2022

    Iveco has signed an MoU with Enel X to develop e-mobility for commercial vehicles in Europe. The truck manufacturer will work with Enel X on a number of different areas of future transport. For example, the collaboration will look at…

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