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Electra enters the upcycling business with launch of Electra Exchange

As part of its relocation to a new UK facility in Brighouse, West Yorkshire, Electra has announced it will be offering a new service to upcycle internal combustion engined vehicles to battery electric.

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Carbon zero insights


Net zero targets are for life, not just a corporate statement...


If evidence were needed that a net zero claim is for life and not just the corporate strategy document, then the news that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has de-listed more than 200 companies from its Business Ambition for 1.5degC campaign is it. With impending European legislation set to ...


A view from America


The US is clearly leading the charge to net zero through a combination of state and federal incentives and more stringent regulations. Tim Campbell from Campbells Consultancy recently visited the “Work Truck Show” in Indianapolis and sent us this round-up from the show floor.

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The challenge of including load factors into carbon reporting


Building load factors into a fleet’s carbon reporting is essential if the report is to properly measure carbon reduction progress. But as Stephen Fitter, from Focus Net Zero explains, calculating it is not without complication…

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Examining the low carbon energy hierarchy of needs


As regular readers will know, we’ve been on a bit of a rollercoaster over recent weeks on the thorny subject of renewable fuels. Zemo’s lifecycle analysis report in January highlighted some significant greenhouse gas emission reductions on its per litre comparisons with diesel and since then, the RHA has called ...


We can’t do this alone


Positive news for the commercial vehicle industry this week with the new truck registration figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showing the total market for all trucks above 6t GVW was up 13.5% on 2022. With total volumes now well over 45,000 this demonstrates some ...

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Decarbonisation beyond the truck


For this week’s newsletter we’ve given the mic to Dan Benhamou, Senior Vice President at Brookfield to widen the decarbonisation lens beyond the truck.


Let’s talk about truck stops…


Special thanks to Chris Bird, from CJ Bird Transport for giving us the spark for this week’s commentary. He left a comment on one of our web articles last week. The story was about a Chinese truck start up Windrose completing a set of long-range trials with its new battery ...

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When zero means zero..?


For this week’s Newsletter we’ve asked transport decarbonisation specialist Alexander Lewis-Jones, founder of Other Way, to give us his perspective on the latest brouhaha around zero emission vehicle claims.


Delivering a partnership for the future


As witnessed in last week’s newsletter, the Zemo Partnership has delivered some great inputs into the decarbonisation arena, both in the days of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP) and since the re-brand to Zemo. Our comments, last week, on the life cycle analysis across a range of low and ...