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Waitrose rolls out low carbon lorries

Waitrose dual fuel lorry

Supermarket trials six aerodynamic, dual-fuel trucks developed in conjunction with Cambridge University

18 Mar 2014

Nottingham council bus fleet to go fully electric

Centrelink electric bus in Nottingham

City to roll out 50 zero-emission buses after receiving £1.5m to purchase a further 11 vehicles

10 Feb 2014

Volvo eco-driving tool helps truckers take their foot off the gas

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System could one day link with traffic lights so lorries could avoid coming to a full stop

23 Dec 2013

London leaps aboard electric bus revolution

Two Chinese-made zero-emission buses go on trial on central routes with more expected in 2016

19 Dec 2013

Asda buys into LNG to reduce fleet emissions

Supermarket orders 50 Volvo hybrid tractors for its new Avonmouth distribution centre

09 Dec 2013

Vantage Power hails hybrid bus opportunity

UK start-up prepares to unveil retrofit technology capable of slashing emissions from old buses by 40 per cent

04 Dec 2013

M&S and Starbucks chill emissions with new freezer trucks

Liquid nitrogen cooling system developed by Linde promises to cut carbon by 19 per cent

27 Nov 2013

London's buses set to be powered by chip fat

Stagecoach introduces biofuel blend on 10 routes to slash well-to-wheel emissions by 15 per cent

08 Nov 2013

DHL delivers emission savings with expanded LNG fleet

Logistics company now has 101 dual fuel vehicles, making it the largest operator of heavy trucks using the technology in Europe

30 Oct 2013

Councils awarded £2.4m for new green buses

Norman Baker reveals further winners of Green Bus Fund, as Renault bags £17m to develop low carbon vans

03 Oct 2013

Report: London businesses could save millions by going electric

New Energy Savings Trust study finds £200m of savings if 10 per cent of London vans switched to electric

25 Sep 2013

Mayor Boris, bus emissions, and a lot of hot air

Darren Johnson AM warns more robust testing is needed to assess whether the Mayor's new buses will be good for London

19 Sep 2013

All aboard! Scotch whisky makers trade in lorries for trains

Pilot project involving Diageo and Chivas Brothers aims to slash carbon emissions using greener transport

16 Sep 2013

Smith Electric drives into Taiwanese market

Licensing agreement set to see company's commercial vehicles used to electrify Taiwan's garbage collection fleet

22 Aug 2013

US and China agree emissions-cutting initiatives

Countries agree to tackle coal-fired power stations and heavy-duty vehicles under new bi-lateral accord

12 Jul 2013

New £10m low carbon vehicle research centre gets go-ahead

Engineering company Ricardo says state of the art facility will allow it to commercialise new technologies faster

14 Jun 2013

DHL takes delivery of bespoke hybrid truck

Company helped design prototype of the vehicle it says could reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions by up to a quarter

10 Jun 2013

Sainsbury's shifts low-carbon fleet up a gear

Company extends dual-fuel bio-methane-powered fleet to 51 delivery trucks in order to "reduce emissions and future-proof fuel supply"

31 May 2013

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