Bibby Distribution has reduced its net carbon emissions by 10% over the last five years through safe driving, fleet investment and energy efficient warehouses.
Based in Thetford, Norfolk, the Dutch-owned company expects to be purchasing some 40-plus chassis per year from East Anglia Dealer Orwell Truck & Van.
By Keith Winterflood director of logistics at Wilson James
Truck makers will have to cut CO2 emissions by 30% for new vehicles by 2030, and by 15% come 2025.
More than half of the vehicles currently operating in Clean Air Zones (CAZ) are not compliant with the new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) standards and face fines of up to £400 per day.
Three vehicle retrofit suppliers have been awarded almost £1m in Government funding to support the accreditation of new pollution-cutting technology.
Faurecia is to test real-time emissions monitoring in a fleet of DHL commercial vehicles in Singapore.
Volvo Group has set aside £615.8 million to cover costs to address a faulty emissions control component which the degradation of could cause engines to exceed NOx emissions limits.
Refuse trucks in Westminster are to be fitted with technology which cut nitrogen dioxide emissions by 99% during a recent trial.
The Volvo Group has detected that an emissions control component used in certain markets is degrading more quickly than expected.
Up to £2.5 million funding has been awarded to increase the range of vehicle retrofit technologies capable of cutting emission from larger road vehicles already in use.
A last-mile delivery concept using self-driving, electric pods called Ez-Pro has been unveiled by Renault at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany.
This week marks the last chance for truck fleet operators to have their say on the Leeds clean air zone proposals.
Internal combustion engines are expected provide a cheaper and cleaner alternative to fully-electric powertrains in heavy trucks, according to industry experts.
Iveco has launched the Stralis NP 460, a gas-powered three-axle truck that gives fleet operators a sustainable alternative to diesel.
Government wants vehicle excise duty (VED) for vans to be graduated according to their emissions in the same way it is for cars.
Guest Truck and Van has become the first dealer to sell an Iveco Daily RDE Blue Power van, which complies with EU 2020 climate and energy targets.
Sainsbury’s has launched the trial of the UK’s first zero emission grocery delivery service by electric cargo bike.
BMW Group has completed a pilot project in collaboration with Iveco to test LNG-powered trucks for its logistics operations, using a Stralis NP vehicle designed for long-haul transport.
Scientists have unveiled Cryopower, a new engine technology that can significantly increase fuel efficiency and reduce harmful emissions for HGVs.