DSV Road has signed up to the Green Freight Europe initiative, as part of its commitment to minimising its environmental impact. Green Freight Europe is voluntary programme promoting cooperation between transport companies and their customers. The initiative is focused on building and maintaining a platform to collect, compute and report CO² emissions from road transport. It includes companies like IKEA, DOW, Schneider Electric and Akzo Nobel in membership, as well as a number of transport suppliers. René Falch Olesen, chief […]
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) online annual conference will focus on how the UK can seize the opportunity for an investment-led green recovery in road transport as we emerge from the pandemic. The event will also provide a forum for policy ideas and proposals to help inform the government’s 2020 Transport Decarbonisation Plan. The LowCVP’s annual conference has been a leading event in the environmental transport calendar for over 15 years, regularly attracting government ministers, key civil servants and […]
The government’s announcement last week that it is cutting the grants for plug-in vehicles makes very little difference to HGV operators on the simple basis that only three commercial vehicles with GVWs above 3.5 tonnes are currently eligible for any kind of grant support. These are the BYD Auto eDucato 4.25-tonne GVW van, the FUSO eCanter and the Paneltex Z75. There is no grant funding under the scheme for trucks over 12 tonnes GVW anyway.
UK diesel rose for the second month in a row during July, rising 2.0% to 111.86 ppl. Crude oil prices were higher compared to the previous month.