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ScottishPower hydrogen plant at Felixstowe Port could power 1,300 trucks a day from 2026

 
ScottishPower is planning to build a £150m green hydrogen plant at the Port of Felixstowe which will be able to power trucks, trains and ships. The energy company is proposing to develop a 100MW plant at the Suffolk port which will provide up to…

Electra appoints Solomon to partner on UK’s first zero-emission refrigerated fuel cell electric vehicle

 
Temperature-controlled rigids manufacturer Solomon Commercials has partnered with Electra Commercial Vehicles to deliver a 19-tonne hydrogen-powered truck which is the first of its kind to go into operation. The Electra eCargo fuel cell electric…

Call for “ambitious” ZEV mandate to meet growing demand for electric vans

 
Government plans to mandate OEMs to produce a certain quota of zero-emission vans from 2024 must be “ambitious” if they are to meet growing industry demand for electric vans, New AutoMotive warned this week. The warning follows the publication o…

Competitions watchdog calls for industry comment as it investigates GXO acquisition of Clipper Logistics

 
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is calling for comments on GXO Logistic’s £965m acquisition of Clipper Logistics as it launches its investigation into the deal. The CMA is considering whether the acquisition will result in a sub…

Parcelhub commits £450,000 to electric vans and infrastructure

 
Whistl subsidiary Parcelhub is investing £450,000 in the rollout of a fleet of electric vehicles within its regional depot network. The company said “several” Maxus eDeliver 9 vans are already operating from its Nottingham and Dinnington sites w…