Chancellor George Osborne has postponed the 3ppl fuel duty rise planned for 1 August until January 2013. Following lobbying by FairFuelUK (FFUK), culminating in a threat from the Labour Party to force a vote on an amendment to the Budget legislation earlier today, Osborne announced the freeze. However FFUK founder Peter Carroll says: “There are serious longer-term issues to address on fuel taxation and pricing – but for today, we thank the government for listening and acting.” Robert Wilcox, MD […]
Eco haulier Howard Tenens, which has pioneered a range of low carbon technologies including gas powered trucks, has completed a trial with Bridgestone proving the financial and environmental benefits of low rolling resistance tyres.
Royal Mail is considering applying a fuel surcharge to some of its contract parcels and mail services, while rival carrier UK Mail has reduced parcel prices for SMEs.
The Esso Card from WEX Europe Services has become the first product to be offered under fleet management software company FleetCheck’s affinity programme.