The Chancellor turned his back on the road transport industry in the Budget, announcing August’s 3.02ppl increase in fuel duty will stay. MT takes a look at the economic case against this decision. The price of bulk diesel has climbed 18.9% in the past 18 months, to reach a record high of 117ppl. Meanwhile, companies have continued to go to the wall, with Hull-based AR Lunn the latest failure. Predictably, rising fuel costs were a main reason why 115 employees […]
Highways England has appointed Jim O’Sullivan as its chief executive, following its transformation from the former Highways Agency earlier this year.
The government must not neglect commercial vehicles in its push to upgrade electric charging infrastructure, a leading vehicle manufacturer has said.
The chancellor has been criticised for not being bolder after he elected to freeze fuel duty in today’s Autumn Budget.