Going Green

  • Life cycle assessment of battery electric vehicles published

    Life cycle assessment of battery electric vehicles published

    15th June 2021

    A life cycle assessment of battery-powered distribution models has been made by Scania. The Swedish manufacturer’s work makes for interesting reading for operators looking to switch from diesel to electric. For example, the life cycle assessment concludes battery electric vehicles…

  • Scania’s Green Truck glory for fifth consecutive year

    Scania’s Green Truck glory for fifth consecutive year

    11th June 2021

    Scania’s Green Truck award dominance has continued as the Swedish manufacturer has picked up yet another title.  The company has now won the award – given by two German magazines – five years in a row. Therefore, it believes it…

  • MAN’s e-mobility centre in Munich opens its doors

    MAN’s e-mobility centre in Munich opens its doors

    10th June 2021

    MAN’s e-mobility centre – created in anticipation of a riding demand for electric trucks – is now open for business. The eMobility Center covers 4,000m2 and is situated at the company’s global HQ in Munich. It will oversee test and development…

  • Renault’s research truck records consumption reduction

    Renault’s research truck records consumption reduction

    3rd June 2021

    Renault’s research truck, the Optifuel Lab 3, has recently completed testing that brings some good news for operators. The long-distance laboratory recorded a reduction of 12.5% in fuel consumption, compared with a conventional coupling. Specifically, the saving was achieved through…

  • Emissions reductions from Scania recognised by EU

    Emissions reductions from Scania recognised by EU

    1st June 2021

    Emissions reductions that have made by Scania have been enough attract attention throughout Europe. In addition, the truck manufacturer has won the Green Truck award for four years in a row. Therefore, it comes as little surprise to many that…

  • Daimler’s fuel-cell truck begins its development journey

    Daimler’s fuel-cell truck begins its development journey

    19th May 2021

    Daimler’s fuel-cell truck – the Mercedes-Benz GenH2 has been seen going through its paces on track. The hydrogen truck is planning to offer a range of 1,000km by the time it starts customer trials in 2023.  Furthermore, it has been…

  • Sustainable transport summit partnership for Renault

    Sustainable transport summit partnership for Renault

    7th May 2021

    Sustainable transport has been a big feature within Renault Trucks over the past few years. As a result, the company has been announced as an industry partner for an upcoming summit.  Climate Action’s Transport Transition Summit – Driving Transportation to…

  • Road-to-zero emissions strategy unveiled by Volta Trucks

    Road-to-zero emissions strategy unveiled by Volta Trucks

    6th May 2021

    A road-to-zero emissions strategy, helped by an expanded product range, has been announced by Volta Trucks. The initiative comes at a time where there is a huge focus on air quality and environmental issues.  In particular, HGVs are in the…

  • Charging stations from PACCAR announced by DAF Trucks

    Charging stations from PACCAR announced by DAF Trucks

    4th May 2021

    Charging stations ranging from 20kW to 360kW have been unveiled by DAF Trucks, provided by parent company PACCAR. In addition, mobile chargers with outputs from 24kW up to 40kW are also available to provide maximum flexibility. The 20kW to 50kW…

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