Tuesday 21st May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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85 Volvos for British Gypsum

British Gypsum and CEVA Logistics have introduced a fleet of 85 Volvo tractor units, which transport British Gypsum’s interior lining systems from five specialist manufacturing sites to more than 3,500 stockists throughout the UK.

Volvo issues warning on truck emissions

Truck-maker Volvo says it has detected that an emissions control component used in certain markets is degrading more quickly than expected, which could cause the engines to exceed NOx emission limits.

Volvo calls for debate on urban artics

Volvo is trialling a Krone City Liner trailer in urban areas, including inner London, to re-open the debate regarding the use of articulated vehicles. Currently the London Lorry Control Scheme restricts the movement of HGVs over 18 tonnes but does not apply to ‘rigid’ or 8-wheel vehicles.

Volvo launches new battery system

Volvo Trucks is introducing a new battery system for its FH and FM ranges that uses two separate battery stets to ensure there is enough power for in-cab functions while reducing the risk of standstill owing to discharged batteries.

Volvo unveils LNG versions of heavy trucks

Volvo Trucks is to launch liquefied natural gas versions of its FH and FM heavy duty trucks in the Spring of next year. The company is also working with gas suppliers and customers to expand the LNG infrastructure in Europe.

LNG is best alternative to diesel, says Volvo

Liquefied natural gas is the best available climate alternative on the market for heavy regional and long-haul transport operations, according to Volvo Trucks, which is now intensifying its development of gas-powered trucks for such operations.