TfL has launched LoCity, a programme to help the freight sector make better use of low-emission vans and lorries. The five-year scheme aims to increase availability and uptake of cleaner goods vehicles and will bring together freight and fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, fuel providers and the public sector. It will create environmental standards and contractual clauses for procurement bodies to adopt easily. LoCity aims to demonstrate, through research and real-world trials, that using these cleaner vehicles will not negatively impact […]
Gasrec has bet a small fortune on the future of natural gas as a road transport fuel. Chief executive Rob Wood tells Steve Hobson that the odds are moving in its favour. For those in the road transport industry with long memories, the era of gas-powered vehicles has dawned before – but proved to be false. Will things be different this time, as diesel is not only more expensive now but is being demonised for its carbon dioxide, particulate and […]
Chester-based Edwin C Farrall Transport and Wimbledon firm ELB Partners have both been awarded silver status under Fors, TfL’s voluntary fleet recognition scheme.
CM Downton delivered the 888,246 ceramic poppies on display at the Tower of London, each representing a British or Commonwealth soldier who died in the Great War.