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Stena tests battery-powered ships

Stena Line is start live tests of battery power on one of its ferries, the Stena Jutlandica, which operates between Gothenburg and Frederikshavn.

BMW trials Iveco LNG-powered truck for logistics

BMW Group has test trialled an Iveco LNG-powered truck for its logistics operations. The car manufacturer tested Iveco’s Stralis NP, the first natural gas truck designed for long-haul transport in the industry.

DB Schenker and MAN start platooning trial

MAN has handed over pilot vehicles to DB Schenker and the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences for a platooning project to test networked trucks in daily logistics operations.

Railways told to ditch diesel by 2040

Transport minister Jo Johnson has called on the railway industry to take diesel-only trains of the track by 2040 – the same year that sales of new petrol and diesel cars are due to end.

Move to road user charging by 2030, demands ACE

The government must introduce dynamic road user charging in the UK over the long-term – starting in 2030, according to the Association for Consultancy and Engineering in a new report entitled “Funding Roads for the Future”.