Going Green

  • More government action required to help reduce freight emissions

    More government action required to help reduce freight emissions

    22nd January 2019

    The government must take more action to help freight operators reduce their carbon emissions, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), in reaction to a National Infrastructure Commission interim report released on December 21. The FTA supports much of the…

  • Jumbo takes delivery of first DAF CF Electric

    Jumbo takes delivery of first DAF CF Electric

    22nd January 2019

    DAF Trucks has delivered its first fully electric truck to Dutch supermarket chain, Jumbo. The CF Electric has been developed in a joint venture between DAF and VDL and will be used by Jumbo to supply its supermarkets in the…

  • Going Green in Road Haulage

    Going Green in Road Haulage

    22nd January 2019

    There has been much discussion about how green is road use and in particular road transport. Legal advisors FMGS Law Ltd are on hand to highlight the main takeaways from an article published by the International Transport Forum (ITF). “The…

  • Scania and Iveco to stimulate large scale gas truck roll out

    Scania and Iveco to stimulate large scale gas truck roll out

    22nd January 2019

    A consortium, including Scania and Iveco, called BioLNG EuroNet, has announced a commitment to the further expansion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a road transport fuel across Europe with new infrastructure that should ensure the long- term success and…

  • Gas Ivecos for PIMK

    Gas Ivecos for PIMK

    22nd January 2019

    Bulgarian operator PIMK has converted part of its fleet to natural gas with the purchase of 50 new Iveco Stralis NP AS440S40T/P trucks powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). PIMK is based in the oldest European city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria,…

  • Logistics sector consistently reducing emissions

    Logistics sector consistently reducing emissions

    22nd January 2019

    A greener future for logistics is in reach, according to the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) annual review report, which found its members have reduced their average greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 4% in 2017. According to FTA, this provides…

  • Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

    Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

    8th January 2019

    Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well an electrified compactor. Electric Powertrain Technology Project Manager Marita Nilsson said: “We…