Fuel & Energy


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.


Top Oil and Portway Trailers Ltd announce new partnership
Top Oil, the Irish family owned fuel and home heating oil supplier, and Haulage Company Portway Trailers Ltd have announced details of a new logistics partnership which will see Portway Trailers Ltd support Top Oil in delivering its fuel across specific locations around Ireland.


Joint Venture to deploy a high-powered DC charging network covering long-distance travel routes
BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and VW Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe.


Iveco supplies 109 natural gas vehicles to Madrid
Iveco is the chosen truck manufacturer in a state procurement selection conducted by Madrid, Spains City Hall. This procurement foresees the supply of 109 new urban waste collection vehicles, powered by natural gas engines, for the city of Madrid.


Top-quality smokeless fuel; made in Donegal, distributed nationwide
Synonymous with sourcing and delivering top-quality fuels throughout Donegal and beyond for more than half a century, Andrew McLaughlin & Sons opened their own smokeless fuel manufacturing facility in Buncrana two years ago.


Keeping Belleek fuelled
Maguire Fuels in Belleek, County Fermanagh is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. We met up with Colin Maguire to look back on the history of this excellent family business and to explore the comprehensive range of products and services provided.


Amber targets bright future in West Cork with Bandon Co-op
Amber, one of Munsters largest fuel retailers, today announced the opening of its new un-manned outlet at Bandon Co-op Enniskeane, Co. Cork. The site is part of a €3million investment project by Amber and its partner sites across the West Cork region.


Bates is best for oil
In business since 1988, Bates Oil prides itself on being Wexfords oil company. Managing director Rodney Bates explains more about the South-Easts leading independent oil distributor.


Fuelling Cork since 1987
McGuckian Oils Ltd is one of the largest independent oil distributors in Co. Cork. Operating out of Carrigtwohill, the family-run business is a one-stop shop for all your oil and lubricating requirements.


Volvo Trucks fuel of choice is still diesel
A seven-year research programme by Volvo Trucks into alternative fuels has concluded that the power source with the most positive impact on the environment is still diesel.


Flynn Fuels so proud of its Mighty Quinn
A small piece of history was made recently when Ciaran Quinn of Flynn Fuels, The Downs, Mullingar became the first ever Irish driver to win the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) for the UK and Ireland Driver of the Year award.


Safety comes first for Petrohaul
Galway-based Petrohaul Ltd. is one of Irelands premier transporters of fuel and hazardous goods.


Emo Fixed Price Contract Fuel Options
Emo Oil can provide Fixed Priced Contracts to help you secure against future market variations. Oil prices are at the lowest levels, not seen for over 10 years.


Mobil Delvac 1 Synthetic Engine Oil helps Swedish Transport Company achieve 2% fuel economy
In recent trials in Sweden, an independent haulage company achieved 2 per cent fuel savings through use of a low-viscosity, Mobil Delvac™-branded synthetic engine oil.


BYD supplies DHL with electric distribution fleet
BYD has supplied global logistics specialist DHL with a pioneering fleet of pure electric distribution vehicles.


Mercedes Benz Actros Irish fuel test results mirror those achieved in 16 other European markets
In tests conducted in Ireland, on Irish roads and in Irish conditions, the Mercedes-Benz Actros has proven just how fuel efficient it can be returning fuel consumption figures some 10.4% better than its main rivals.


Six decades of success
First set-up back in 1968, Thompson Fuels has established itself as one of the leading independent fuel providers in Northern Ireland.


Volvo Trucks certify the Synthetic Diesel HVO for all engines
After extensive field testing of the renewable synthetic diesel HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oils), Volvo Trucks has approved the fuel for all its Euro-5 engines and are preparing certifications for Euro-6.


Mobil Delvac 1 to Host Driver Efficiency Challenge for McLaren-Hondas Truck Fleet
As the Formula 1™ season heads to Europe, ExxonMobil and McLaren-Honda have teamed up to host a driver-efficiency challenge to reward safe and fuel-efficient driving.


New Bandon Road Service Station – Calling All Truckers
A brand new state-of-the-art service station restaurant and convenience store has opened for business of the Bandon Road.


Mercedes Benz brings fuel duel challenge to Ireland
Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles division has embarked on a series of Fuel Duel Challenges the aim of which is to demonstrate the fuel-saving capabilities of their latest Actros with Euro V1 engine.


World premiere: Volvos Electric Hybrid bus in commercial service in Hamburg, Germany
Volvos first Electric Hybrid bus (with plug-in technology) entered in commercial service on the Innovation Line 109 in Hamburg on December 18.


PETRONAS introduces industry first OW20 CV lubricant
PETRONAS Lubricants International has launched the industrys first 0W-20 heavy duty diesel engine oil, the PETRONAS Urania Next 0W-20, in Turin this week.


Bosch commercial vehicles business grows by more than 10 percent
With sales growth of more than 10 percent, Boschs commercial vehicles business is making a major contribution to growth in the companys Automotive Technology business sector.





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