Getting a grip on emissions: Volvo and Econ launch new electric road gritter truck

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Credit: Volvo and Econ Engineering

New truck has been specifically designed for icy roads and will be both zero-emissions and noise free

A new electric gritter lorry could soon be keeping the UK's roads ice free during the cold winter months following an announcement from winter maintenance firm Econ Engineering that it has teamed up with...

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