Fuel & Energy

Mercedes-Benz helps Southern Gas reach new heights
Clonmel-based Southern Gas Installations is reaching new heights since taking delivery of a Mercedes-Benz 202 Actros 2535L 6X2 rear steer truck.

Mercedes−Benz electric truck starts work at Remondis in Cologne
Another battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros starts practical testing at Remondis in Cologne.

Volvo sees increased interest in Gas as alternative to Diesel across Europe
Hauliers and transport buyers are increasingly moving towards refrigerated liquefied gas as a cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to diesel.

Mercedes-Benz unveils hydrogen-powered Actros test vehicle
The development of hydrogen and fuel-cell technology that will power the heavy commercial vehicles of the future is already well advanced and is set to progress even more quickly according to information revealed at a Mercedes-Benz presentation held in Berlin.

DAF introduces CF Electric with Extended Range
DAF Trucks is taking the next step in the development of electric drivelines by doubling the range of the DAF CF Electric, with VDL e-power technology, to more than 200 kilometres.

Volta Zero selected by Bring and Posten for trials
​​​​​​​Bring and Posten, the Nordic region’s leading distributor of parcels, cargo, and mail, has chosen Volta Trucks for an exclusive trial of its forthcoming Volta Zero.

EV drivers reminded to unplug during lockdown to reduce risk of battery damage
Electric vehicle (EV) drivers may need to unplug their cars and vans during the coronavirus lockdown in order to reduce the risk of battery damage, Arval UK has suggested.

First DAF CF Electric refuse collection truck delivered to ROVA
The first DAF CF Electric 6x2 refuse collection truck has entered operations with Dutch public waste disposal firm ROVA.

Leading experts in diesel pumps and injectors
Based in Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Diesel Injection Services are industry leaders in diesel fuel system repair, recondition and recalibration, as well as vehicle diagnostics.

Wexford couple retire and transfer Adamstown Oil Distributor, J&M Oils, to Valero ownership
Wexford couple Jack & Mary Galway have announced their decision to retire and transfer the ownership and operations of their Adamstown-based J&M Oils to Valero Marketing (Ireland) Limited, the company who markets fuels under the Texoil brand in Ireland. 

Fuelling Northern Ireland since 2002
Steele’s Fuel Freight Ltd is a leading family-run oil distribution business based in Larne, Co. Antrim.

The diesel systems experts
Ireland’s premier diesel system specialists, Portlaoise Diesel Injection, enjoyed another positive year in 2017.

Premiere for Volvo Trucks' first all-electric truck
Volvo Trucks is proud to introduce its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.

A well-oiled machine
Lissanna Fuels Ltd is a family-run authorised distributor for Top Oil and EuroBlue AdBlue. Based in Culloville, Co. Armagh, this new company is owned by Sean Farrell who also operates two service stations in Lurgan, Co. Armagh and Coalisland, Co. Tyrone.

Further Extension of period for relaxation rules in relation to fuel oil deliveries
The oil industry has requested an extension to the exceptional and limited relaxation of the EU Driver’s Hours rules granted by the Road Safety Authority (RSA).

New requirements for the declaration of fuel consumption and CO2 emission welcomed by Volvo
From January 1st 2019, all new heavy-duty trucks manufactured within the EU must come with a declaration showing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Topaz’new flagship site in Carlow is a real winner
On March 19th 2017, Topaz opened its fantastic new flagship service station at Junction 5 on the M9 in Rathcrogue, County Carlow.

Requirements for the declaration of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for trucks welcomed
From January 1st 2019, all new heavy-duty trucks manufactured within the EU must come with a declaration showing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Delivering LPG to Irish homes, businesses ... and vehicles
Celebrating 80 years in business this year, Calor Gas operates a stunning fleet of high-quality, safety-conscious vehicles and is one of the longest-established operators on the island.

True Blue
EuroBlue Ltd. has quickly established itself as Ireland’s premier manufacturer and supplier of AdBlue®.

A roaring success for 30 years
Celebrating 30 years in business, Tiger Oil is a family-run oil distribution company supplying home heating oil, marked gas oil (agricultural/ green diesel) and DERV (road diesel) in the greater Drogheda area.

Fuelling Sligo and beyond
Grange Fuels is an independently owned oil distribution business based in Grange, Co. Sligo.

New fuel stop opens in Newtownmountkennedy
Truckers travelling the east coast route along the N11 from Dublin to Wexford and Rosslare Europort beyond now have a new service station on the approach to Newtownmountkennedy village that they can now include in their fuel stop calculations.

Retailer reports 18 per cent saving with Michelin Tyre policy
Independent UK grocery retailer Heron Foods claims to have cut its annual tyre bill by 18 per cent after adopting a full Michelin tyre policy across its 100-strong fleet of trucks and trailers.

Topaz takes to the podium again
It was no surprise when Topaz Energys name was announced as a major winner at the 2016 Irish Logistics & Transport Awards.