Zemo Partnership: High-blend renewable fuels offer 'immense opportunity' to cut HGV emissions

Cecilia Keating
clock • 3 min read
A biofuel powered truck owned by haulage company Hymas | Credit: Zemo Partnership
Image:

A biofuel powered truck owned by haulage company Hymas | Credit: Zemo Partnership

Fresh analysis argues greener fuels are critical to decarbonising a heavy-duty road transport sector that is lagging on electrification

Tens of millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions could be stopped from entering the atmosphere if lorries, coaches, and other heavy-duty vehicles had easy access to high-blend renewable fuels (HBRF),...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Biofuel

The new Volvo VNR Electric has a range of up to 440 km and faster charging than its predecessor (credit: Volvo Trucks)

Volvo Trucks boosts range of electric trucks by 85 per cent

Automotive giant says advances in battery technology will allow its new electric trucks to travel much further on a single charge

clock 14 January 2022 • 2 min read
The Bellshill renewable biomethane refuelling station is the latest in CNG's refuelling network, which consists of seven operational sites and 14 in the pipeline.  | Credit: CNG Fuels

CNG Fuels cuts ribbon on Scotland's first biomethane refuelling station

New biomethane refuelling station near Glasgow is expected to slash 70,000 tonnes of emissions each year

clock 17 December 2021 • 2 min read
Compliance with ULEZ standards has more than doubled since 2017, with 92 per cent of vehicles complying one month after the zone expanded in October| Credit: citytransportinfo via Creative Commons

London ULEZ expansion achieved 92 per cent compliance rate in first month

New statistics released today by the Mayor of London's office reveal the positive impact of the expanded scheme since it launched in October

clock 10 December 2021 • 3 min read