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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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 [...]

PM right to back low emission tech but must look at diesel subsidies

2018-09-12T14:18:40+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Dearman News|

As Prime Minister Theresa May today announced £106 million for green technologies, zero emission tech experts at Dearman say this must include scaling back diesel subsidies. The PM’s announcement came at the UK’s Zero Emission Vehicle Summit held in Birmingham and which Dearman attended. The £106 million funding boost is [...]

Dearman set to feature at World’s Biggest Commercial Vehicle Show

2018-09-18T16:34:36+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Dearman News|

The Dearman Hubbard zero emission transport refrigeration unit (TRU) will feature at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover, Germany, from 20-27th September 2018. The pioneering dual temperature system will be demonstrated on a Paneltex refrigerated semi-trailer at the Open-air Section Stand FG D93. The International Motor Show, [...]

The red diesel loophole is slowing the transition to cleaner alternatives

2018-08-20T13:30:15+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Dearman News|

In late June, 14 mayors from across England and Wales descended on Mansion House in London to discuss how to deal with air pollution. Also in attendance was the Environment Secretary, who was listening attentively to the contributions of health professionals, academics, and clean air campaigners alike. The Department for [...]

Dearman launches South Africa cooling project to reduce harvest loss

2018-08-22T09:06:42+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Dearman News|

Clean cold experts at Dearman have launched a new project aiming to reduce wasted harvest in South Africa. The project is backed by grant funds from the Department for International Development. Food waste in South Africa is estimated to be worth £4.7 billion annually, half of which occurs in the [...]

London and Manchester lead drive for cleaner refrigeration

2018-08-03T08:20:22+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Dearman News|

This week saw the UK Government’s red diesel consultation close after a two-month period. We won’t know the outcomes of the consultation until the Autumn Budget in November. At Dearman, we have long called for ministers to end the perverse red diesel subsidy for transport refrigeration units (TRUs). TRUs [...]

Global shift towards diesel bans continues

2018-07-30T09:03:01+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Dearman News|

Diesel is largely on the way out. Its initial reputation as a fuel that would help reduce carbon dioxide emissions has been hit by a realisation of real-world emission levels and the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal that saw 11 million diesel models recalled. There is also increasing alarm over [...]

Dearman widens product range with nosemount option

2018-07-23T14:55:25+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Dearman News|

The Dearman Hubbard zero emission transport refrigeration unit (TRU) has gone one step further with a nosemount option now also available, the dominant model in the US market. Until now, the Dearman liquid nitrogen powered engine has been fitted underneath a trailer on one side with the liquid nitrogen [...]

Alan Sugar surprise message at Royal Society dinner to celebrate inventor Peter Dearman

2018-08-23T08:28:33+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Dearman News|

A dinner held at the Royal Society to celebrate inventor of the Dearman engine, Peter Dearman, was surprised with a message from Lord Alan Sugar. In November 2001, Peter Dearman had written to then-Sir Alan, saying he had invented an engine that could run on air, produced no pollution, [...]