MEPs have approved a set of draft legislative amendments outlining rules for reducing the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of vans by 2020. The draft amendments, voted on during the first week of May by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, are designed to help van manufacturers achieve an average maximum of 147g of CO2 per kilometre. They call for EU-registered manufacturers who make more than 1,000 vehicles a year to produce a sufficient number of cleaner or more fuel-efficient models to […]
Wholesale fuels supplier Greenergy has revealed it is planning to bring more of its haulage operations in-house after an initial insourcing operation a year ago proved successful.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has received more than 15,000 signatures of support in the past day backing its call for an investigation into the UK fuel market. FFUK wants the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to take the issue on, after a report commissioned for G20 finance ministers warned oil traders may have been artificially inflating wholesale prices. It also wants the financial regulators to look at whether traders and speculators have, in the style of the banks and the Libor rate, […]
The MD of Pall-Ex has predicted the pallet network concept is due to come of age in Eastern Europe, with newly launched Pall-Ex Polska set to capitalise.