31 Oct '13, 6pm

DHL delivers emission savings with expanded LNG fleet

DHL delivers emission savings with expanded LNG fleet

DHL has become the single largest operator of dual-fuel heavy trucks in Europe after adding 63 new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered delivery vehicles to replace its diesel lorries. The logistics company's expanded fleet now consists of 101 LNG vehicles, while a further 51 are on order and set to hit the streets in the coming months. Dual fuel technology allows natural gas to be used in conjunction with diesel, reducing total consumption of the fuel and cutting CO2 emissions by between 10 and 14 percent. The company said adding the 63 dual fuel trucks to its fleet will avoid around 1,200 metric tons of CO2 each year at DHL's Bawtry site, where a dedicated LNG refueling station has been installed. DHL also said the trucks will help it save money on diesel, which it says has risen in price by 43 percent over the last three years, while the technology is designed to help cu...

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