Government announces details of £24m low-emission freight vehicle competition


 

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and Innovate UK is opening up a £24m funding pot for industry-led research trials and the development of low-emission vehicles or on-vehicle systems. These projects must reduce emissions in the freight, logistics, utilities and emergency industries. HGVs and vans contribute 31% of the UK’s domestic transport greenhouse gas emissions and the government said better uptake of low-emission vehicles to UK fleets can help the UK meet its CO2 reduction targets, as well as […]