MEPs have approved a set of draft legislative amendments outlining rules for reducing the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of vans by 2020. The draft amendments, voted on during the first week of May by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, are designed to help van manufacturers achieve an average maximum of 147g of CO2 per kilometre. They call for EU-registered manufacturers who make more than 1,000 vehicles a year to produce a sufficient number of cleaner or more fuel-efficient models to […]
Vosa has confirmed it is planning to significantly increase its enforcement effort on vans.
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
B2C parcel giant DPD says it is enhancing its green credentials by providing carbon neutral shipping from its five major European markets at no extra cost to the customer. The initiative, badged Total Zero, will see the company build on measures to reduce its carbon footprint as well as buy carbon credits to offset remaining CO2 from its 2.5m daily parcel movements. From July, business and consumer shipments to all destinations around the world from France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium […]