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.…