Dearman in Madrid: Reflections on the Fruit Attraction trade show

2018-11-07T10:29:11+00:00November 6th, 2018|Dearman News|

Dearman’s zero emission technology has immense potential around the world. While we’ve made strong progress in showing how we can help tackle air pollution, we’re now actively looking at another major problem: food loss. This is a problem for small operation farmers who are unable to afford efficient cooling [...]

Dearman to feature at Freight in the City Expo

2018-11-07T10:10:34+00:00November 5th, 2018|Dearman News|

Tomorrow (Tues, 6th Nov) sees the 4th annual Freight in the City Expo, to be held at Alexandra Palace in London, and Dearman will exhibit our groundbreaking liquid nitrogen-powered engine. Last year’s Expo saw 1,000 people from 500 organisations attend. It’s not hard to see why there was such [...]

Budget a missed opportunity as Chancellor delays scaling back cheap diesel

2018-10-30T07:59:41+00:00October 29th, 2018|Dearman News|

With a view to boosting air quality, ministers ran a consultation from May to July this year, looking at whether the availability of cheaper red diesel undermined clean technologies. Subsequently, a possible announcement on future red diesel use was expected at the Budget, and also trailed in The Guardian. [...]

MPs back Chancellor to end red diesel for transport refrigeration

2018-10-29T08:36:32+00:00October 18th, 2018|Dearman News|

A cross-party parliamentary motion has been tabled calling on Chancellor Philip Hammond to end red diesel for transport refrigeration. With the Budget less than two weeks away, on 29th October, the motion has been tabled jointly by Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake, Labour MP Geraint Davies, and the SNP’s Alan [...]

Dearman wins major National Air Quality Award for innovation

2018-10-09T13:48:50+00:00October 9th, 2018|Awards, Dearman News|

Clean cold experts at Dearman won the Innovation in Air Quality Technology Award at the annual National Air Quality Awards. Dearman received the award jointly with Leeds City Council. Both parties worked together to trial a zero emission transport refrigeration unit (TRU) in the city and assess the impact [...]

Dearman steps up as India demands clean cold chain

2018-09-27T16:40:25+00:00October 1st, 2018|Dearman News|

The United Nations is forecasting India’s population to have surpassed China by 2024, and to increase further to 1.5 billion by 2030. This begs a fundamental question for the Indian government: how to ensure there is sufficient food for this huge population increase? It certainly highlights a chink in [...]

Dearman showcases groundbreaking zero emission refrigerated trailer at 67th IAA Commercial Vehicle Show

2018-10-08T15:53:01+00:00September 27th, 2018|Dearman News|

Dearman demonstrated its groundbreaking refrigerated trailer to an audience of 250,000 for the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany. The Dearman Hubbard Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) was demonstrated to some of Europe’s largest retailers, fleet managers and operators in the Open Air Section at the Hannover Fairground, [...]

Reflections on the Prime Minister’s Zero Emission Vehicle Summit

2018-09-19T11:12:23+00:00September 19th, 2018|Dearman News|

Dearman was delighted to attend the Prime Minister’s Zero Emission Vehicle Summit held in Birmingham last week. The importance of the clean tech agenda was underscored by the attendance of Theresa May herself and a number of senior ministers including Transport Secretary Chris Grayling MP and Business Secretary Greg Clarke [...]

Refrigerated food trucks pollute the same as 1.8million cars – and Brits are paying £100million a year to subsidise THEIR fuel costs

2018-09-18T14:13:21+00:00September 13th, 2018|Dearman News|

Harmful emissions are produced by the Government-subsidised red diesel that fuels the generator of these chilled lorries.REFRIGERATED trucks - mostly used by supermarkets and other food distributors - are causing pollution that is equivalent to 1.8million cars on the road.The red diesel that fuels the lorries' generators is also subsidised [...]

New technology is the coolest way to tackle air pollution

2018-09-13T11:12:50+00:00September 13th, 2018|Dearman News|

Engines powered by liquid nitrogen could significantly reduce air pollution and are cost effective, a new Leeds City Council backed trial has found. If it was widely rolled out across Leeds, the trial predicts the ground breaking technology could lower air pollution emissions by 19 tonnes every year. Liquid [...]