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Bunzl Catering Powers its London Fleet on Crown HVO Fuel

Catering distribution business Bunzl Catering Supplies has switched its London-based fleet of vehicles to Crown HVO fuel as part of its Sustainable Future programme. The fleet at its Charlton branch, which delivers to hospitality operators across London, comprises Euro 6 engines which are now fuelled with Crown HVO fuel. HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) can be used as a drop-in alternative to fossil diesel without having to modify engines. It provides…

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Breaking New Ground in the Renewable Heating Oil Market with Crown HVO

Climate change is a global emergency and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we must switch from heating oil to renewable heating to help achieve net zero. We want to support this goal, which is why we’re thrilled to have been supporting OFTEC and UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) in the early technical evaluation for building regulations and decarbonising home heating with HVO fuel as a viable clean-burning alternative. This includes supplying…

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How Will the Chancellor’s Latest 2021 Budget Affect Red Diesel Users?

There is no denying that the Coronavirus pandemic has historically changed the British economy and our road to recovery will be a long and challenging process. Understandably, Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s second budget focused on his plans to help the UK economy bounce back, but there were also some key announcements on the issues that affect fuel duty, red diesel usage and more. Fuel duty rates frozen As anticipated, the Chancellor…

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Why is Becoming a Sustainable Business Important? Because it’s the Right Thing to Do

Sustainability is no Longer an Option Climate change and environmental sustainability are becoming increasingly important in the minds of the modern consumer. Not only this but the UK government is set to bring forward its target for reducing emissions by almost 15 years, with a mission to reduce 78% of carbon emissions by 2035. With a radical shift in purchasing behaviour and new UK laws about to come in place,…

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Crown Oil Partners with Valvoline, Global Lubricants Supplier

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Valvoline, leading global supplier of premium quality and performance lubricants, oils and automotive services. This new collaboration enables us to offer a wide range of high-quality Valvoline products to the heavy duty, agricultural, fleet and marine sectors, including: Hydraulic HLP46 – 893976 Allfleet Extra 15W40 – VE13718 STOU 15W40 – 890742 Unitrac 80W – VE17118 MP Lithium EP2 – s890523 Who is Valvoline? Valvoline has been innovating,…

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Paving the Way to Net Zero with Alternative Fuels Like HVO

Alternative fuels such as HVO have so far been overlooked in the government’s plan to reduce harmful emissions to net zero. We look at the drawbacks of some of the current sustainable routes being explored and delve into the benefits of switching to clean-burning, low emission fuels. The UK government has pledged that by 2050, the amount of CO2 emitted by cars, industries and homes will be net zero –…

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HVO Fuel in Diesel Hire Pumps & Equipment: SLD Pumps & Power Case Study

Crown HVO Fuel in Diesel Pumps & Equipment We’re excited to have supplied Crown HVO fuel to our long-standing customer, SLD Pumps & Power, who are using the advanced renewable fuel at their depot network with a view to introducing it to both their existing client base and on all future projects as their standard fuel. HVO fuel is a direct, drop-in alternative to diesel that reduces greenhouse gas CO2…

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Simpsons Malt Runs its 21-Strong Fleet on Crown HVO: Case Study

Family-run malting and merchanting business, Simpsons Malt, has reduced net CO2 emissions from its wagons by up to 90% in a matter of weeks after switching its fleet from fossil diesel to Crown HVO fuel. The Crown HVO fuel delivery In January 2021, we delivered a 140,000-litre steel bunded HVO fuel tank to Simpsons Malt to enable the company to gradually transition its 28-strong fleet, comprising 21 DAF trucks, six…

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We’ve Won Tanker of the Year

We are excited that our HVO tanker has been crowned Tanker of the Year by Fuel Oil News! Brand new to our fuel tanker fleet in 2020, our Crown HVO tanker is one of a kind, dedicated to delivering our advanced renewable fuel across the nation. The DAF CF85 Euro 6 tanker features a green splash across its long body, symbolising the product it carries. Crown HVO is a drop-in…

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Crown HVO Trialled in Two Dennis Eagle Refuse Collection Vehicles: BCP Council Case Study

BCP Council is trialling Crown HVO fuel in two of its Dennis Eagle refuse collection vehicles, at one of its Poole sites. The vehicles under test are both powered by Euro VI compliant Volvo engines. Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil is approved for use in Volvo engines as well as many other OEMs, ensuring long-term reliability when fuelled by the advanced renewable fuel. Crown HVO fuel offers a quick and straightforward solution…

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