Fleet Vision International Summer 2023 has been published

Fleet Vision International, Summer 2023, is out now. Read your free copy here. What can you read in this issue? Comment Many operators are now looking at HVO, BioGas and even electric. News Element 2 partners with Radius; Tata gigafactory…

Dunelm switches to gas and electric delivery vehicles

Dunelm, the homewares retailer, has invested in ten new delivery vehicles powered by natural gas (BIO-CNG)and electricity to reduce the carbon footprint of its transport fleet and the business.  More than 50% of Dunelm’s operations (Scope 1) carbon emissions are…

Electra reveals ambitious plans for temperature-controlled BEV with 800km range on a single charge

Electra Commercial Vehicles has won funding from the European Horizon 2022 framework to build a long-haul 40-tonne temperature-controlled drawbar battery electric vehicle as part of the Escalate Project. Escalate is a pan-European 37-member consortium from 13 countries, coordinated by FEV…

Cleaner roads are greener roads

With road dust accounting for up to 10% of particulate matter pollution in urban areas, road sweeping is a low-tech, efficient and affordable solution for improving UK air quality, writes Ben Williams from Bucher Municipal. Air pollution is a significant environmental…

Electra launches the UK’s first compact 12.5-tonne electric zero-emission waste fleet platform

Electra Commercial Vehicles, the zero-emissions OEM based in Lancashire, has launched its all-new, 12.5-tonne eCargo, electric waste vehicle platform.   These electric vehicles are the first in the industry in their weight class in the UK. They have been designed with…

World’s first hydrogen-powered digger set to drive on UK roads

The world’s first digger, powered by a hydrogen combustion engine, will soon be on UK roads and building sites following recent government approval, helping to decarbonise the UK’s construction industry. The UK government has given special dispensation, under a vehicle…

30-year-old company gets 500-year accolade

CMS SupaTrak, the integrated fleet intelligence solutions specialist and Founder of the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality, has joined the Worshipful Company of Carmen as the first corporate member in 500 years of its existence. This pioneering move will…

Electra’s refrigerated 19-tonne hydrogen truck completes successful zero emissions trial with major UK supermarket Sainsbury’s

Electra’s first refrigerated hydrogen truck has successfully completed a three-month trial with major UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. The 19-tonne zero-emission Electra eCargo FCEV truck travelled a typical round trip of 208 miles from Sainsbury’s depot in Sherburn-on-Elmet to Newcastle and…

TITAN AVIATION and ELECTRA COMMERCIAL VEHICLES deliver a zero-emission electric airport refueller

TITAN AVIATION and ELECTRA COMMERCIAL VEHICLES have created the TITAN-eRR20 together, a state-of-the-art 100% electric refueller designed to reduce airport greenhouse gas emissions. This zero-emission refuelling truck will be shipped to and operate at an Irish Airport. The strategic partnership between…

Consortium created to deliver ground-breaking clean air project in Bradford

Gas distributor Northern Gas Networks (NGN) has partnered with clean energy pioneers Hygen Energy Holdings (Hygen) and Ryze Hydrogen to work on an ambitious low-carbon hydrogen production and dispensing facility in the heart of Bradford. NGN, the gas distributor for…