Going Green

  • Vivalda tackles ULEZ

    Vivalda tackles ULEZ

    29th March 2019

    Architectural cladding systems fabricator and distributor Vivalda has acquired six new ULEZ -busting HGVs to ensure it meets tough new emissions laws due to be introduced in London from April this year. Investing more than £300,000 in five Mercedes-Benz Actros…

  • Gasrec improves biomethane offer

    Gasrec improves biomethane offer

    1st March 2019

    Commercial vehicle fleets running on liquified natural gas (LNG) can now take advantage of the same CO2 savings being achieved by compressed natural gas (CNG)-fuelled trucks running on biomethane, following a significant move by fuels provider Gasrec. The firm has…

  • Fuel Fact versus Fuel Fiction

    Fuel Fact versus Fuel Fiction

    1st March 2019

    The EU forecasts that oil products will still represent 86 per cent of energy sources in 2050, despite investment in renewables. It also predicts the transport sector is expected to remain the largest contributor of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, consuming…

  • Jost takes Iveco Stralis NP as part of LNG fleet conversion

    Jost takes Iveco Stralis NP as part of LNG fleet conversion

    1st March 2019

    Iveco has delivered 30 new Stralis NP trucks to Jost Group in Belgium, as the pan-European transport and logistics specialist aims to convert 35 per cent of its fleet to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) by 2020. The new trucks replace…

  • MAN delivers first revenue-earning electric truck in Germany

    MAN delivers first revenue-earning electric truck in Germany

    1st March 2019

    All the OEMs are working to develop pure electric trucks, but some are evidently at a more advanced stage than others. That is certainly the case of MAN, which on Friday, December 14 handed over a battery-operated TGM 4×2 tractor…

  • DAF presses on with CF Electric trials

    DAF presses on with CF Electric trials

    1st March 2019

    DAF Trucks has delivered a fully electric truck to Tinie Manders Transport in Geldrop, the Netherlands, as part of ongoing trials for its CF Electric. Featuring E-Power Technology from VDL, the CF will be used on behalf of DHL for…