Transport and logistics firms who have not yet taken steps to comply with the requirements of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Regulations 2014 must act now or face up to a £50,000 fine, an expert has warned. The regulations, brought in as a consequence of the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive, oblige firms with over 250 staff or an annual turnover of over €50m (approximately £36m) and a balance sheet exceeding €43m to have an energy efficiency audit carried out […]
Commercial vehicles have “a very big role” to play in reducing road transport carbon emissions in the future, according to the head of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk after an event this week (29 January) marking the tenth anniversary of the public-private partnership, LCVP MD Andy Eastlake said both light and heavy commercial vehicles would play their parts in cutting emissions. To his end, LCVP is currently working on the development of a strategy to encourage […]
Mercedes-Benz Trucks is to put the eActros into everyday trials with operators within the next few weeks, the manufacturer said today (21 February).
The proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been rebutted by Dover Council on the grounds that air quality in the town was improving.