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  • What are Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs)?

  • Understanding the ‘carbon jargon’ of commercial vehicle and freight and what it means for your business

  • Explainer article - how does the battery work in a battery electric truck?

  • Is it time for a TCO rethink?

  • ​Unpicking the price variations in electricity supply and how transport can benefit

  • Volta continues to build its expertise, product strength and capability as it prepares for UK roll-out

Carbon zero insights


The costs of flexibility


In preparation for the Zemo Partnership conference taking place in London next week (15 June, City Hall, London – book your place to attend), we had reason to spend an hour on the phone to Professor David Cebon from the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight last week. He will be ...

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Why 80% just isn’t good enough


“Hydrogen will have a place in the net zero energy mix, just not as a transportation fuel.”

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Keeping the lights on…


“What are you going to do when there’s a power cut?” It’s an innocuous enough question, but one that made Ian Greene splutter on his glass of wine, when his wife raised the question one evening a couple of years ago. Greene is the Head of Fleet at City Enviroment ...


Hard yards ahead for the start-up truck builders

2023-05-17T11:10:00+01:00By Oliver Dixon

There was so much to see and write about from the ACT Expo the other week, we thought it warranted further comment. We asked industry analyst Oliver Dixon from Guidehouse to give us his perspective on the event.

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Hydrogen hype or realistic option…?


Much news from California last week, where the state has recently brought in legislation outlawing the sale of diesel-powered trucks from 2036, and Anaheim played host to the ACT Expo event, a major gathering of the global carbon zero commercial vehicle clans. The new CARB (California Air Resources Board) regulations ...

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Different continent, same challenges…


“It’s not that we can’t overcome challenges, but we don’t overcome them by pretending they don’t exist,” the words of Andrew Boyle, first Vice Chair of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and Co-President of Massachusetts-based Boyle Transportation, as he gave evidence in front of a Senate sub-committee on the future ...


Industry transformation happening here and now


There has been a great deal written on industry disruption and the emergence of new start-up firms that challenge the status quo. Much of it has been framed in the context of digitization and technology, as new start-ups leverage flexibility and market speed that legacy companies cannot match. In the ...

Hydrogen Trucks

Hydrogen in the spotlight with HVS truck launch


Inner city Glasgow is an unlikely headquarters for the UK’s newest truck builder, but when HVS (stands for Hydrogen Vehicle Systems) took the wraps off its new hydrogen fuel cell-powered truck at the CV Show this morning, the company announced its arrival on the truck building scene - from small ...

Carbon Reduction

Starting your carbon reduction plan


Over the past three weeks, we have tried to park the obsession with the search for the holy grail of carbon zero and focus on the steps the industry can take today to decarbonise the commercial vehicle and road freight sector. The more we scratch away at the carbon zero ...