XPO Logistics expands into use of HVO and electric-powered vehicles 

XPO, a provider of sustainable end-to-end logistics solutions across Europe, has successfully deployed hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) and electric-powered vehicles within its 4PL and transport control tower operations.  HVO and electric-powered vehicle trials were initially implemented across test routes comprising…

Serco Group trials electric recycling and refuse vehicles in three Hampshire districts with VEV and RVS

VEV, the e-fleet solutions provider backed by Vitol—a world leader in the energy sector—launched a collaboration with Serco and RVS, public service providers, to pilot electric recycling and waste collection vehicles in Basingstoke, Deane, Hart, and Rushmoor.

Fleet powered by waste

Westminster City Council and Veolia UK have rolled out the UK’s largest electric refuse collection fleet powered by an energy-from-waste facility—a world first for the local authority municipal fleet industry. Fleet Vision International met the council’s Waste & Recycling Manager, Jarno Stet,…

Simpler recycling – or is it?

As English waste collectors adapt to reforms in household and business collections, Chris Snelson, Fleet and Asset Director for NRG Riverside, talks to FVI about the impact this has had on the company’s waste operator customer base and the surge in demand…

Demand is up for the perfect food waste takeaway

Ahead of the release of the UK Government’s capital funding for food waste collection vehicles, Paul Brown, Aftersales Director for Hillend Engineering, tells FVI what the industry is doing to prepare for the implementation of the weekly food waste collections and how…

London Gatwick cuts its vehicle (Scope 1) emissions by 90% after swapping diesel for HVO 

London Gatwick has reduced carbon emissions from diesel vehicles by 90% by swapping Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel. The switch means London Gatwick will save more than 950 tonnes of carbon emissions annually.  HVO is a low-carbon biofuel made from…

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…