Bibby Distribution has, due to significant investment in its fleet and driver training in 2012, reduced its total diesel consumption by 2%. This reduction follows an 18-month period of initiatives including the introduction of 20 new Don-Bur Teardrop trailers and advanced training in Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) for more than 400 of its drivers. “This is not only a moral obligation, but reducing our CO2 emissions generally provides a cost benefit as well,” said Iain Speak, Bibby’s chief […]
The decision by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to investigate the £47bn UK oil sector is simply a side-show, and the need to tackle the punishingly high rate of fuel duty remains paramount, campaigners have said.
Demand for gas-powered trucks more than doubled last year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, and could triple this year as operators and their customers ramp up efforts to meet net zero targets, according to industry experts.
FairFuelUK is calling on operators to lobby their MPs to attend a parliamentary inquiry that will look at alternative ways of reducing emissions without the need for ultra-low emission zones (ULEZ) and fuel taxes.