The government must not neglect commercial vehicles in its push to upgrade electric charging infrastructure, a leading vehicle manufacturer has said. At the opening of parliament earlier this week (21 June), the Queen announced legislation that “will be introduced to ensure the United Kingdom remains a world leader in new industries, including electric cars”. Iveco’s alternative fuels director Martin Flach said that the move was welcome but that it was important the government did not focus solely on electric cars. […]
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The government has rejected calls from two select committees for an urgent change in insolvency law, after the collapse of City Link last Christmas left sub-contractors and non-secured creditors £30m out of pocket.
The government has challenged the logistics industry to boost the number of its female and ethnic minority employees.