Gist has begun trialling hydraulic-driven Ecogen generators on its fleet to improve air quality by reducing fuel consumption as well as CO2 and Nox.
Synetiq says that green parts are up to 70% cheaper when compared with new, OEM parts, and act as a like for like replacement.
Mitie launches its fleet of EVs.
Truck makers have to cut CO2 emissions by 15% for new vehicles by 2025 and 30% by 2030 but say a “shocking” lack of infrastructure is stifling the switch to alternative fuels.
A lack of recharging and refuelling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks across the EU threatens CO2 targets, says the ACEA.
Investment of £3 million in alternative fuels will reduce Ocado’s HGV fleet CO2 emissions by 29% annually.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling on governments to adopt a well-balanced and viable approach to setting CO2 standards for trucks.
To alleviate pressures on fleet operators, the Chancellor must introduce transitional in the Budget during the introduction of Clean Air Zones (CAZs).
Plans to reform VED for vans should be postponed until there is a greater supply of affordable low emission vehicles, according to the BVRLA and the FSB.
The Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) supports the Government's ambition to achieve a 15% reduction in carbon emissions from HGVs by 2025.
Glass repair and replacement firm established a carbon reduction plan and offset remaining emissions to support CO2 minimising projects around the world.
The Government is being warned a CO2-based road tax regime for vans will fail to deliver greener vehicle choices and could encourage the wrong buying behaviour.
ACEA is urging the European Commission to take into account the specific complexities of the truck market when setting CO2 emission standards.
Volvo Trucks says that by replacing diesel with liquefied natural gas or biogas, CO2 emissions from heavy trucks can be drastically reduced.
FORS has partnered with BP Fuel Cards to launch a two-part webinar series to help members implement strategies for carbon management in their fleets.
Vehicle tracking and route planning, switching from diesel and choosing the right vehicles could save fleets tonnes of CO2 and millions of pounds.
ULEMCo has reached a milestone for use of hydrogen fuel in its fleet after 16 duel-fuel Ford Transits clocked up more than 20,000 miles using hydrogen.
Fleet management specialist, BT Fleet, has developed a new range of compact cabling vehicles.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is arguing for fleets to be incentivised to adopt cleaner, Euro 6 diesel vans.
ULEMCo's converted vehicles have been verified as achieving the definitions of ultra-low status by the VCA, the UK Vehicle Type Approval authority.