Arcese Trasporti Trials IVECO LNG Trucks in Italy

| Italy: Riva del Garda | Source: Arcese Trasporti S.p.A.

IVECO NP 460 for ArceseArcese Trasporti S.p.A., an Italian international transport and logistics company, took delivery of its first low-floor LNG-fuelled trucks from IVECO on April 9. The company says these trucks are in keeping with its commitment to promoting environmentally sustainable. Read more »

McPhy Launches Smart Hydrogen Station Architecture for HD Transports

| France: La Motte-Fanjas | Source: McPhy

McPhy Augmented McFilling Hydrogen StationMcPhy, a specialist in hydrogen production and distribution equipment, used the Hannover Messe (trade fair) last week to launch its new range of hydrogen stations, intended to decarbonize heavy transports and long-distance vehicles. Read more »

John Lewis Partnership to Switch HD Fleet to Biomethane by 2028

| United Kingdom: London | Source: John Lewis Partnership

John Lewis Waitrose Workshop HD vehiclesIn the UK, the John Lewis Partnership has declared its goal to reduce operational greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 at the latest, without purchasing offsets, in line with the pathway set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to limit global warming to 1.5C. Biomethane-powered trucks will are a significant component of the company’s sustainability strategy. Read more »

Howard Tenens Adds CNG Scania Rigids to Fleet

| United Kingdom: Thrupp | Source: Howard Tenens
Howard Tenens CNG Scania

Howard Tenens CNG Scania (image: Motortransport.co.uk)

Howard Tenens, has taken delivery of two 26 tonne 340 BHP dedicated CNG (compressed natural gas) rigids from Scania, bringing the total number of dedicated gas vehicles to four. The purchase of the two vehicles was made following the highly successful trial of two Scania 26 tonne gas rigids which began in October 2017. Read more »

New Near-Zero Emissions Natural Gas Trucks Funding for Southern California Fleets

| USA: Los Angeles CA | Source: SoCalGas

SoCalGas Fueling Station with Heavy-duty TruckSouthern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), the primary provider of natural gas to the region of Southern California, is helping California fleets obtain funding for the purchase of new near-zero emissions heavy-duty natural gas trucks. Fleets operating within the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) are able to apply for incentive funding to replace diesel trucks with new near-zero emissions natural gas trucks through the Carl Moyer Program. Read more »

Shell Study Quantifies Reduction of GHG Emissions using LNG Fuel

| Germany: Hamburg | Source: Shell Deutschland

Shell LNG Study (German only)In the climate debate, LNG has great potential to diversify fuel consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships and trucks. This is confirmed by the Shell LNG study Liquefied Natural Gas – New Energy for Vessels and Trucks? – Facts, Trends and Perspectives, which Shell developed with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Technical University of Hamburg. Read more »

AB InBev Beer in UK LNG Pilot with IVECO Stralis

| Belgium: Leuven | Source: AB InBev UK Limited

AB InBev trials Iveco LNG for deliveriesAB InBev, the world’s leading brewer, is trialling making beer deliveries powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a UK first for its breweries. An IVECO 100% natural gas Stralis has been appointed to the task, part of the recently acquired fleet of Stralis NP 4×2 tractor units by H Parkinson Haulage Ltd (HPH). Read more »

Volvo Trucks Calls for Incentives to Stimulate Demand for Clean HD Vehicles

| Sweden: Gothenburg | Source: Volvo Trucks
Volvo FM LNG 2018

Volvo FM LNG

On February 18, the EU reached the decision to regulate CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. Volvo Trucks produces HD trucks powered by natural gas (CNG and LNG) and biomethane. To speed up development, the heavy duty truck manufacturer continues to invest heavily in more climate-friendly transport solutions, but additional measures are needed to stimulate demand for vehicles with low CO2 emissions. Read more »

Valio Adds Volvo FH LNG As Finland’s First Biogas-fueled Milk Collection Truck

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Gasum and Valio
Valio's Volvo FH 460 running on LBG

Photographer Sofia Virtanen

Finnish gas supplier Gasum and dairy manufacturer Valio are collaborating to stimulate the circular economy made possible using Liquefied renewable gas (LBG). Valio has introduced to its fleet a Volvo FH 460 biogas-fueled tractor unit for the collection of organic Valio Luomu™ milk. Read more »

Proactive Award for IVECO at Small-Scale LNG Summit

| Italy: Turin | Source: IVECO

IVECO Stralis NP 460IVECO has received recognition for its continuous offering of solutions for sustainable and zero-emissions transport at the 2nd Small-Scale LNG Summit, held in Milan, Italy, last week. The event brought together the entire value chain of LNG professionals specialising in small-scale projects. IVECO participated in the panel discussion about “Carrying the Future. LNG as a Fuel”. Read more »