Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW returns

Fleet Vision International –THE SHOW is back at the Guildhall on April 11 2024, and it’s bigger and better than ever. Have you registered to attend? Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW is an unmissable event for the international fleet…

Finding an electric niche

Agile electric and hydrogen vehicle manufacturer Electra Commercial Vehicles is thriving in a tumultuous sustainable transport market, and this is down to a business model that prioritises responsiveness, fast turnaround, and the highest quality products, MD Ben Smith tells Ann-Marie Knegt.…

Lunaz achieves five-star DVS rating

Lunaz begins 2024 in a position to continue its journey towards producing 1,100 upcycled electric vehicles (UEVs) a year, with confirmation that its upcycled refuse trucks achieve the highest five-star Direct Vision Standard (DVS) rating for driver visibility. The DVS…

Scania’s new biogas engines: Going greener with 5% fuel savings

Scania’s new biogas engines are now paired with two-thirds of the successful Super-based powertrain. The harmonised trio – the new biogas engines plus the G25 gearboxes and axles from the diesel sibling – have achieved fuel savings of 5% in…

Clean options for long-distance haulage: Horizon Europe guarantee

Supported through a Horizon Europe guarantee grant, Electra Commercial Vehicles and the University of Surrey will be helping heavy-duty vehicles travel further and more sustainably. If European countries are to meet their net zero targets, we must reduce emissions from…

Westminster City Council and Veolia win the EVIE Fleet Electrification Strategy of the Year award

Westminster City Council, in partnership with Veolia, received recognition at the Electric Vehicle and Innovation Awards (EVIEs) 2023 for the successful launch of their Landmann Way depot. This initiative transforms waste to power a fleet of 54 electric vehicles. The…

Iceland Foods to reduce home delivery emissions by 1.6 thousand tonnes 

Iceland, the UK’s leader in frozen food, operating nearly 1,000 stores across the country, is set to cut CO2 emissions by more than 1,600 metric tonnes this year thanks to the introduction of cutting-edge, in-cab driver coaching technology, which combines…

Bedford Borough Council opts for electric sweepers from Aebi Schmidt to help meet green targets

Bedford Borough Council has switched from diesel to electric power to help cut its carbon footprint with four new eSwingo compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt. The all-electric, silent-operating eSwingos replace four existing diesel models on a like-for-like basis and operate…

UK policy and early movers can play a significant role in unleashing finance to decarbonise the UK freight transport sector

Efforts should be directed towards whole freight system analysis capability, co-created roadmaps and ports as decarbonisation hubs to help the freight transport sector’s transition. The end-of-project report released today by the Decarbonising UK Freight Transport (DUKFT) Network suggests several ways…

Biffa places order to convert ten diesel RCVs to electric with Lunaz

Biffa has placed an initial order with Lunaz to convert ten of its diesel RCVs to clean-air electric powertrains, supporting its commitment to reduce emissions by 50% by 2030 – building on a 70% reduction in emissions since 2002 –…