More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested. So far, the majority of the funding to increase uptake of such vehicles between 2015 and 2020 has been limited to cars and vans, it says, with just £6.5m allocated to help LGV operators use alternative fuels and low carbon technologies. “FTA would like the government to realise that heavy goods vehicles have just […]
Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel.
Metro mayors must harmonise measures to avoid introducing contradictory regulations, associations have warned.
A consortium led by HGV drivetrain systems developer Meritor has been awarded £31.9m of government funding to develop a “game changing” heavy duty electric truck.