GASREC TAPS INTO RECORD DEMAND FOR CNG AND LNG

Gasrec has recorded a five-fold increase in sales of gas across its commercial vehicle refuelling network in the first quarter of 2020, versus the same period in 2019. This record growth follows an influx of new trucks into the market running on compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquified natural gas (LNG) – with demand in…


REYNOLDS LOGISTICS’ NEW VOLVO LNG TRUCKS HELP GASREC FUTURE-PROOF ITS FUEL DELIVERY

Gasrec’s tanker deliveries are now being made by the latest generation natural gas-powered trucks. Reynolds Logistics has put two new ADR specified Volvo FM LNG (liquefied natural gas) 6×2 tractor units into operation, working exclusively on its Gasrec contract. Replacing two dual-fuel Volvo trucks, the new vehicles will deliver to Gasrec sites around the country…


OCADO GROUP MAKES FURTHER INVESTMENT IN NATURAL GAS TECHNOLOGY

Ocado Group has continued its drive towards an eco-friendly future by ordering a further 30 natural gas-powered trucks for its distribution fleet. Ten have gone into service already, while the remaining 20 are due to follow throughout the year, doubling the number of trucks in the group’s HGV fleet running on gas. In January 2019,…


GASREC INFRASTRUCTURE HELPS OPEN UK DOORS FOR EUROPEAN OPERATOR

Gasrec’s open-access refuelling sites are enabling Polish logistics firm Huber to deliver thousands of goods across the UK, whilst taking advantage of a cleaner and lower cost fuel. Based in Jaworzno, in southern Poland, Huber is one of many transport companies making a big push towards a more sustainable, environmentally-friendly operation – with roughly half…


Nicholls Transport boosts sustainability with new LNG-fuelled IVECO fleet

Sittingbourne-based Nicholls Transport says the environmental and business case for running heavy trucks on natural gas means now is the right time to start the transition away from diesel. Together with Gasrec, the firm has opened a refuelling station for pumping liquified natural gas (LNG) from its Kent base, which will be used to support an initial order for 10 Stralis NP 460 6x2 tractor units from local dealer Haynes Trucks.…


GASREC REPORTS 369 PER CENT RISE IN DEMAND FOR GAS IN 2019

Gasrec, which operates the UK’s largest network of natural gas refuelling stations for commercial vehicles, has recorded a 369 per cent rise in demand for gas during the first half of 2019, versus the previous six months. Volumes of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquified natural gas (LNG) grew by 286 per cent and 393…


GASREC GUIDE TACKLES THE TOUGH QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER WHEN SWITCHING TO NATURAL GAS

Natural gas supplier Gasrec has published a free advice booklet, designed to help commercial vehicle fleets when appointing a fuel provider to support their transition from diesel to more environmentally-friendly and sustainable fuels. Titled 10 Tough Questions to Ask Your Commercial Vehicle Gas Provider, the handy guide is available to download from the Gasrec website…


GASREC OFFERS FLEETS HIGH CO2 SAVINGS ON LNG

Commercial vehicle fleets running on liquified natural gas (LNG) can now take advantage of the same huge CO2 savings being achieved by compressed natural gas (CNG)-fuelled trucks running on biomethane, following a significant move by fuels provider Gasrec. The firm has become the first in the UK to offer customers access to Renewable Transport Fuel…


OCADO LAUNCHES £3M INVESTMENT IN ALTERNATIVE FUELS

Today, online supermarket Ocado opened its first natural gas refuelling station at its Hatfield Customer Fulfilment Centre. Ocado is the first UK retailer to self-fund the purchase of an onsite grid connected station outright. The site launched with 29 Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) powered by blended biomethane, a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Replacing existing diesel vehicles, this represents 20 per cent of the online retailer’s HGV fleet, an industry-leading figure.…