Volvo’s cooking with gas
VOLVO Australia is concentrating on clean diesel for local trucks, but its global parent is investing in research into gas-powered engines.
A Volvo spokesman says the company is doing some promising work with gas engines. It’s working on an engine that runs on a mix of diesel and bio-methane. ‘‘The aim is that we should run on 80 per cent green biogas and 20 per cent green biodiesel as the combustion agent,’’ the spokesman says.
‘‘This will make carbon dioxide emissions 80 per cent lower than with conventional diesel power.’’