This seemingly harmless practice has significant costs and consequences for the environment, the economy, and the health and safety of drivers and communities. This blog will explore these issues and discuss ways to reduce truck engine idling.
Daimler Trucks and the advancements in ZEVs
In July 2022, Daimler Trucks hosted a study tour for our Managing Director, Andrew Carpenter, to review their Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) developments.
TR Group Maintenance: Maximising uptime 24/7/365.
When you lease or hire gear from us, it is backed by our Maintenance Team, who are on the job 24/7, working to maximise the uptime of your fleet.
Water Conservation at TR Group – The Wash Bay Initiative
Here at TR Group, we are in the early days of our journey to reduce our impact on the environment. We have some clear plans and goals to work through, but one of our first initiatives was water conservation on our vehicle washes – something visible to our team and customers that we hope will help change how people think about our natural resources and how we use them.
TR Group orders 20 Hydrogen Fuel Cell (HFC) Electric Trucks
TR Group has ordered 20 x Hyzon Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks for the New Zealand market. The 600HP, 58 tonne GCM tractor units will be powered by 100% green hydrogen, with the only emissions being water vapour. The 20 HFC trucks will remove approximately 5,000 tonnes of CO2 from our atmosphere every year and will be made available to customers by way of a Fully Maintained Operating Lease (FMOL), including fuel.
TR Group’s sustainability effort is going further with tyre retreading
TR Group’s commitment to sustainability keeps growing as we look for new ways to make sure that the way we operate our fleet is effective while also decreasing our environmental impact.
TR Group and Fuso Handover new eCanter to Genesis Energy
On July 12th, a Fuso eCanter, Fuso’s first factory production-run electric truck to hit the roads in the Southern Hemisphere, was handed over by TR Group and Fuso New Zealand to Genesis.
Adding heavy commercial electric vehicles to our rental fleet.
TR Group has taken delivery of three electric 11-tonne GVM 4x2 SEA powered curtainside trucks suitable for the round-town pick-up and delivery market.
Leading companies collaborate to launch recycled plastic truck mudguards
A collaboration between some of the country’s leading manufacturing and transport companies will mean hundreds of plastic truck mudguards will not be going to landfill this year – and instead will be recycled into new mudguards for heavy commercial vehicles.
Fuel Cell Partnership with Hiringa Energy
TR Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hiringa Energy to offer heavy fuel cell electric trucks for the New Zealand Market.