Howdens grows HVO fleet and trials gas and electric options


Kitchen supplier Howdens said a vital ingredient for its sustainability strategy is hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), which it is now using extensively across its logistics fleet.

It is also piloting electric trucks and is introducing six bio-liquid natural gas vehicles at its Raunds and Portbury sites, which work similarly to diesel vehicles but with an 80% reduction in CO2.

MT Awards shortlisted Howdens said it is committed to buying 350,000 litres of HVO before the end of 2022, with plans [...]

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