The FTA has urged TfL to create immediate incentives for greener freight vehicles, such as a reduced Congestion Charge, if it wants to accelerate its vision of London becoming the ultra-low-emission vehicle capital of Europe. Speaking after TfL’s launch of its Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle delivery plan this week, FTA climate change policy manager Rachael Dillon said the right incentives were needed to get the freight industry on board as the plan had huge cost implications for the sector. “Low-emission vehicles […]
A plan to introduce a clean air zone in Bath, which will cost non-Euro 6 HGVs £100 a day to enter but exempt all cars, has been slammed by the FTA.
The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais.
The industry has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to cancel the planned September fuel duty rise, but says more still needs to be done to get the economy on the road to recovery.