An EC proposal for ‘real world’ air pollution tests for vans and cars was agreed last week by member states to provide a more accurate procedure for measuring vehicle emissions. New proposals will require vehicles to be tested on the road and in traffic, rather than in laboratory-like conditions as is currently the case, which should provide more precise NOx emissions data for diesel light-duty vehicles under Euro-6 air quality standards. EC and member states need to agree the limits […]
Palletways has extended its contract as the main haulier for independent bathroom and tile manufacturer Better Bathrooms.
The UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as the migrant problem continues to worsen in Calais, the FTA has warned.
DX Group has purchased 44 acres of land in the West Midlands as part of plans for a £35m new hub.
Pall-Ex has appointed Chris Bowden as group sales and marketing director, following a series of new member appointments in the wake of the closure of UK Pallets.
The volume of goods carried by rail in Great Britain fell last year by 5.5%, new figures from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) have shown.
Bradford-based logistics firm Expect Distribution has closed its two-man e-retail delivery operation, following a number of “operational challenges”.
Road safety group Road Safety GB has teamed up with Scania to launch an education pack aimed at 10 to 11 year old school children warning of the dangers of heavy goods vehicle blindspots.
CO2 emissions from vans are continuing to decline ahead of EU targets, according to latest figures released by the European Environment Agency. Around 1.4 million new vans were registered in the EU last year, with average emissions of 169.2g of CO2/km. This represents a 2.4% drop on 2013’s emissions and is significantly below the EU’s target for 2017 of 175g CO2/km. The light commercial vehicle market is growing significantly each year, with registrations up by 18% last year across Europe, […]
Tuffnells Parcel Express has appointed Chris Ward as MD, effective 29 June.