alternative fuel

These are interesting times for the transport sector when it comes to what is – and will be – the ‘fuel’ of choice for operators. It may have taken a while, but the electric vehicle phenomenon that has hit the passenger

17 January 2018 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #TNB News #Tractor

Logistics and parcel carrier UPS is one of several US firms supporting the development of full-electric trucks, following a reservation for 125 of Tesla’s Semi tractors to join its 8,500-strong worldwide fleet. The company is working towards its target of

10 January 2018 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #TNB News #Van

Iveco has supplied three of its Daily Natural Power vans to Veolia, the UK’s largest waste management company. Selected for their ultra-low emission gas-powered engines, the vehicles will carry specialist equipment for the removal of graffiti and will serve the

04 January 2018 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #TNB News #Van

UPS is beginning to trial medium-duty fuel cell trucks in the US in an attempt to match the range of its conventionally-fuelled vehicles. Working with the US Department of Energy, the trial will involve Class 6 vehicles using an on-board

29 November 2017 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Top Stories #Tractor

Iveco has taken an order for 250 of its Stralis NP heavy trucks which will feature the newly-launched Cursor 454bhp natural gas engine. The new Stralis NP 460 is the first natural gas truck designed for heavy long-haul duties, and

01 November 2017 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Van

Nissan has hinted at a broader range of electric commercial vehicles with a new refrigerated e-NV200 concept. Shown for the first time at last week’s Tokyo Motor Show, the e-NV200 is based on the current small commercial model but adds a

01 November 2017 #Bus and Coach #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Van

Iveco, in partnership with Derbyshire-based Minibus Options, has revealed the UK’s largest wheelchair converted minibus, with space for up to seven chairs. Based on the Iveco Daily, the UK’s largest panel van, the Busmaster conversion uses the new 4.1m wheelbase and the

01 November 2017 #CV Sector #News #TNB News

Calor, the UK’s leading supplier of liquified gases for the transport industry, has unveiled a new LPG range extender, which it claims is the world’s first rigid gas cylinder truck. A product of its fuel partnership with Dutch electrification specialists EMOSS,

02 October 2014 #News #Policy #Top Stories

Somerset MP Ian Liddell-Grainger has opened the West Country’s first biogas filling station. in the West Country. The new facility will supply low-emission  fuel for HGVs, and support growing efforts across the region to reduce pollution and improve air quality. Demonstrating the ease and speed of

01 October 2014 #Policy #Top Stories

Following a recent study by London-based think-tank LowCVP on the subject of ‘fuel decarbonisation’, a new Transport Energy Task Force has been established. The Task Force will help the government to formulate options for meeting the 2020 renewable energy directive

Update Newsletter