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Waitrose first in Europe with long range CNG truck fleet

Waitrose launches Europe’s first fleet of renewable biomethane (CNG)-fuelled Scania trucks with game-changing high-pressure carbon fibre tanks that enable up to 500-mile (≈800 km) range.

CNG Fuels, a UK supplier of renewable biomethane fuel, and Waitrose, the UK-based supermarket major within the John Lewis Partnership, have announced that the supermarket group has introduced Europe’s most advanced fleet of CNG (compressed natural gas)-powered trucks with a range of up to 500 miles (≈ 804 km). Ten new Scania-manufactured CNG trucks entered operation for Waitrose in January and will be used to make deliveries to the company’s stores in the Midlands and the North.

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