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…

Fleet Vision International, Autumn 2022 has been published. 

Read the latest issue now. by clicking here. Find out about food waste vehicles and hire, the hydrogen transition, electric vehicles and infrastructure, maintenance, the skills shortage, air quality and emissions reduction, and upcoming events such as OWL North and…

Fleets rack up more costs by drivers running vehicles on underinflated tyres 

ATS Euromaster reports that 12% of the vans and cars it sees under its fleet Mastercare programme run on below-pressure tyres.  The results, says the national tyre and maintenance provider, will increase running costs by 3-10% depending on the degree…

Biffa cuts fuel bills by specifying different axle ratios

Research by Allison Transmission has revealed that many commercial vehicle fleets could cut their fuel consumption by requesting different axle ratios to those routinely offered on new vehicles. This simple change to a truck’s specification costs nothing yet can significantly reduce running costs and carbon emissions. Savings will likely be most significant on duty cycles with frequent stop-starts around town or on minor rural roads.

Editor’s blog – the challenge is urgent, but innovation is rapid

Fleet Vision International, Spring 2022, has been published.

Element 2 and Electra Commercial Vehicles agree exclusive working partnership

Element 2, the UK’s leading hydrogen refuelling business, has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with zero-emission vehicle provider Electra Commercial Vehicles to provide a supply of hydrogen gas and the associated refuelling infrastructure to Electra and its Fuel Cell vehicle customers.

Electra to show the first zero-emission refrigerated hydrogen HGV at the CV Show in a UK first

Electra Commercial Vehicles will be showcasing the first zero-emission refrigerated fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in the UK during the CV Show at the Solomon stand – 5a46.

Study finds hydrogen with battery energy storage can deliver a zero-emission fire engine

Research conducted by ULEMCo, a hydrogen solutions provider, Oxfordshire County Council and Oxfordshire Fire Service has concluded that it is possible to create hydrogen battery-electric fire tenders.