LPG trade association UKLPG has signed up as an official backer of FairFuelUK (FFUK), and has taken the opportunity to urge the government to make alternative fuels more affordable in next month’s Budget. The association has joined the RHA, FTA, APN and the RAC as head line sponsors of FFUK, which it continuing its call for more affordable fuel for operators. Within this, UKLPG believes that chancellor George Osborne should have included LPG autogas, by having its fuel duty differential […]
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.
The RHA is actively exploring options to help hauliers through the COVID-19 crisis with government ministers. These include immediate cashflow injections, enforced payment holidays with leasing companies, banks and fuel suppliers and further measures to protect employees’ wages to safeguard our critical driver workforce both now and for when volume increases.
A new ‘split cycle’ engine that uses liquid nitrogen to achieve thermodynamic performance is claimed to save operators up to £9,000 per truck each year and slash harmful tailpipe emissions.