Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested. Current biofuels are a more expensive source of energy than fossil fuels and have lower energy densities, meaning that greater volumes of fuel are required, said the report. In terms of reducing emissions, the carbon abatement costs resulting from their use, excluding emissions from indirect land-use change, come to $165-$1,100 per tonne of […]
It has emerged that the Treasury’s plan to extend the existing island fuel rebate scheme to parts of mainland UK may not result in the same 5p/litre rebate enjoyed by those already in the scheme.
South East based Timber merchant Lawsons has taken delivery of its first CNG-powered vehicle, a 26-tonne Stralis NP.
HGVs could be banned from Oxford’s city centre during peak hours from next year, and also be subject to a congestion charge in the outer city by 2022.