Cenex in the News

The latest news and developments from within Cenex.

  • Coca-Cola Enterprises trial report

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    Driven by a desire to produce a step change reduction in fleet CO2 emissions Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) evaluated and compared the emissions, fuel consumption, economics, reliability and operability of a 26 tonne Iveco Stralis gas vehicle operating on biomethane with that of a diesel Stralis vehicle. The vehicles’ performance was evaluated as part of a collaborative assessment project involving Cenex - the UK’s Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell technologies acting as an independent monitoring body, Iveco – the vehicle provider, GasRec – the fuel supplier and CCE – the vehicle operator, where the economic, technical and programme support resources of each partner were pooled.

  • Biomethane toolkit

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    The biomethane toolkit has been designed to give local authorities and others information about what is needed to produce and use biomethane as a vehicle fuel. It contains 10 Topic Sheets on the various aspects of biomethane production and use, a calculation tool to allow you to assess the potential viability of biomethane in your situation and a directory of suppliers. The toolkit will allow users to understand biomethane as a vehicle fuel and scope out the potential viability for use in their specific circumstances.

  • Fleet carbon reduction guidance

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    Cenex’s Fleet carbon reduction tool allows accurate estimation of the carbon reduction performance of different transport fuels and technology options in real-world fleet applications, thereby avoiding the need for costly and time consuming vehicle trials. This study demonstrates the application of the tool to a typical return to base fleet operation of light goods vehicles in London.

  • Cenex hosts successful Low Carbon Truck Trial & Workshop Event

    Cenex successfully organised and managed a workshop and review event at the Heritage Motor Centre (Gaydon) on 30th January 2014. The event, funded by the Technology Strategy Board, provided the opportunity for the wider sector to engage with the low carbon truck trial and learn more about the issues around implementing gas and biomethane fuelled […]

  • Plugged-In Midlands Newsletter

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    The eighth issue of the PiM newsletter has been released. To sign up for regular PiM updates email pim@cenex.co.uk. To find out more about the PiM programme visit our programmes page.

  • LCV launches re-bookers window

    This year Cenex are offering the chance for 2013 exhibitors to rebook their stand for LCV 2014 before the plans are released for general sale. 2013 was a record year, and Cenex are determined for 2014 to be even better. LCV is a great place to showcase your business, your industry, your technology. The rebooking […]

  • Adrian Vinsome appointed to lead the the Transport KTN

    Adrian Vinsome has been appointed as the interim Director of the Transport Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and took up his new role on 1st November 2013. When appointed, the Cenex Programmes Manager said:  “I am looking forward to working with the high calibre team of individuals that form the back bone of the Transport KTN. […]

  • Cenex Coca-Cola Enterprises Biomethane Vehicle Trial Report Released

    Driven by a desire to produce a step change reduction in fleet carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) contracted Cenex to evaluate and compare the emissions, fuel consumption, economics, reliability and operability of a 26 tonne Iveco Stralis gas vehicle with that of a diesel Stralis vehicle.

  • Cenex announces New Opportunities for Plugged-in Midlands

    Cenex - the UK's first Centre of Excellence for low carbon vehicle technologies - today announced an extension to the Plugged-in Midlands scheme, offering a package of grant funding opportunities for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle charging infrastructure which will run until 31st March 2014.