Going Green

  • IVECO LAUNCHES NEW S-WAY RANGE OF HEAVY TRUCKS

    IVECO LAUNCHES NEW S-WAY RANGE OF HEAVY TRUCKS

    31st July 2019

    Iveco has finally launched its long-awaited new cab for its heavy truck range. The new S-WAY was unveiled at an event in Madrid on July 2. The new range comes in 2.5 and 2.3-metre wide cab variants, with sleeper and…

  • RENAULT D-WIDE ZE FOR LYON METROPOLE

    RENAULT D-WIDE ZE FOR LYON METROPOLE

    23rd July 2019

    On June 17, Renault Trucks CEO Bruno Blin handed Thierry Philip, Lyon Metropole Vice President and head of environment, health and well-being in the city, the keys to a 100% electric refuse collection vehicle. Renault is assisting Lyon Metropole with…

  • Volvo’s sustainability standards suit Greencarrier

    Volvo’s sustainability standards suit Greencarrier

    9th July 2019

    Volvo’s focus on environmental impact, fuel efficiency levels and safety technology were strong factors in Greencarrier Freight Services choosing to put a new Volvo FH tractor unit into operation at its Ipswich depot. Supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus Centre…

  • Operators will quit city work if ULEZs prove too costly

    Operators will quit city work if ULEZs prove too costly

    9th July 2019

    A report launched by Asset Alliance Group reveals a majority of operators would consider quitting work for city centre-based customers should new urban environmental legislation prove too costly. Results from the Industry Monitor 2019 – a survey of managing directors,…

  • Scania R450 named ‘Green Truck 2019’

    Scania R450 named ‘Green Truck 2019’

    25th June 2019

    The Scania R450 has won the Green Truck 2019 award having been named the most fuel-efficient and environmentallyfriendly commercial vehicle in its class. This victory gives Scania a hat trick for its third consecutive win in the competition. Green Truck…

  • Haulage halves its NOx output in five years

    Haulage halves its NOx output in five years

    25th June 2019

    Harmful NOx emissions from trucks have halved in only five years, according to new government statistics. Department for Transport figures show a 52% fall between 2013 and 2018 as haulage firms have upgraded to cleaner Euro 6 lorries. The Road…

  • Nikola showcases zero-emission truck with 750 mile range

    Nikola showcases zero-emission truck with 750 mile range

    11th June 2019

    American manufacturer Nikola has showcased a new Tre hydrogen- powered tractor unit which it says will offer zero emissions, has a range of 500- 750 miles between fueling and a fueling time of just 15 minutes. It was unveiled on…

  • Atego keeps Riggotts on the right environmental lines

    Atego keeps Riggotts on the right environmental lines

    28th May 2019

    Riggotts National Line Marking Services has commissioned six new 15-tonne Mercedes Atego trucks, which offer enhanced fuel-efficiency and reduced emissions, as well as exemplary levels of safety and comfort. The environment and well-being of its crews were top priorities for…

  • Woodside opts for gas Iveco tractor

    Woodside opts for gas Iveco tractor

    28th May 2019

    Iveco has secured a major conquest order with Woodside Haulage, delivering a Stralis NP 4×2 tractor unit into service with the Irish transport specialist. The vehicle stands out for running on compressed natural gas (CNG) and marks the first new…