Dearman: One year since review announced, action on red diesel still needed

2018-03-06T14:42:05+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Dearman News|

A year since Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a review into the extent of cheap red diesel used in urban areas, zero emission tech experts at Dearman say proposals urgently need to be brought forward. The call for evidence was announced in the Chancellor’s Spring Budget on 8th March 2017, and [...]

Court ruling strengthens case to review red diesel in urban areas

2018-02-22T08:52:05+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Dearman News|

With government’s air quality plans ruled as inadequate in 33 local authority areas, clean cold specialists Dearman say looking again at red diesel can aid ministers in tackling urban air pollution. Chancellor Philip Hammond launched a consultation in his Spring Budget last March, seeking to gather evidence on the extent [...]

Rushlight 2018: Going from liquid nitrogen to liquid air

2018-02-01T09:32:21+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Dearman News|

Evangelos Malliaras, Engineering Project Manager Last Thursday saw the annual Rushlight Show held at the Royal Geographical Society, in South Kensington, and we were delighted to exhibit and give a presentation on Dearman's pioneering work to develop an engine powered by liquid air, in addition to our engine powered by [...]

Budget silent on future access to subsidised diesel

2017-11-22T16:15:01+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Dearman News|

Dearman continue to urge the Chancellor to close a £126 million diesel tax loophole used by highly polluting second engines. The Chancellor’s Budget made no mention of the consultation launched earlier this year on the use of Treasury-subsidised diesel- known as red diesel- in urban areas. The loophole benefits an [...]

Across the Channel: An opportunity in France?

2017-11-21T15:49:46+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Dearman News|

There’s no doubting the air pollution crisis in France. 48,000 people are estimated to die annually as a result of polluted air, and that’s why Dearman visited France last week to see if our zero emission transport refrigeration unit (TRU) could be part of the solution. With the French government [...]

Government subsidising air pollution while drivers pay up T-charge, say Dearman

2018-02-02T16:19:44+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Dearman News|

As the operation of the toxic air charge gets underway in London, clean air experts at Dearman have warned that poorer drivers will feel they are being penalised while government continues to subsidise cheap diesel. The £10 a day applies to vehicles whose main engines do not meet the Euro [...]

London’s toxic air – and the role of delivery trucks

2017-10-10T15:05:44+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Dearman News|

With 9,500 Londoners dying every year due to air pollution, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, knows full well the threat posed by toxic air. The Mayor has commendably taken several actions to try and tackle the issue. In fact, he has more than doubled investment for improving air quality [...]

Dearman congratulates winner of £80,000 Industrial Fellowship award

2017-10-05T10:22:33+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Dearman News|

Dearman has congratulated University of Birmingham PhD student Iestyn Stead for winning a prestigious £80,000 fellowship to further enhance the Dearman engine. The award has been made by The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, which has awarded Industrial Fellowships, each worth up to £80,000, to the UK’s 14 [...]

Reflections since the TCS&D show… helping an industry face uncertainty

2017-10-23T08:54:55+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Dearman News|

Earlier this month, Dearman was pleased to exhibit with its partner Hubbard Products at the Temperature Controlled Storage and Distribution (TCS&D) Show in Coventry at the Ricoh Arena. The conversations we have continued since then have given us food for thought as the industry seeks to grapple with a climate [...]

Global recognition for ground-breaking energy saving project

2017-09-14T10:35:36+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Dearman News|

A project designed to cut energy consumption in the rapidly growing global Data Centre Sector has been shortlisted for a prestigious global award. The team from Heriot-Watt’s Research Centre for Carbon Solutions (RCCS) used the groundbreaking Dearman engine and were shortlisted as finalists in the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) [...]