Remember when truck makers told us liquified natural gas (LNG)-powered trucks were better for the environment than diesel trucks?
A group of European giants including Nestle and Unilever is calling on Brussels to help them tackle the problem of road freight emissions.
The road haulage industry needs to reduce its CO2 emissions and the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has a plan.
Renault’s Euro-6 Step D-compliant drivelines for its new 2019 models deliver fuel savings compared to current generation trucks.
Truck makers have toned down their criticism of Europe’s regulation on CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. Did they have a change of heart? Perhaps, but it was more likely to be the result of mounting pressure from regulators.
Driving conditions in winter are notoriously worse compared to warmer months. Ice, fog, and snow all make for dangerous driving conditions. But the weather is not the only factor truck drivers need to consider as the seasons change.
Climate change. It’s not something we like to discuss in trucking. And for good reason… The industry is a huge consumer of fossil fuels, but solutions to the problem often lead to conversations about driverless trucks – an idea that doesn’t sit well with your average (human) trucker.
Elon Musk is not afraid of grabbing the headlines. Whether he’s smoking weed on a webcast, announcing plans to make Tesla private, accusing someone of being a paedophile, or discussing his plans in outer space, it seems there’s never a dull minute with this guy around.