The government must not neglect commercial vehicles in its push to upgrade electric charging infrastructure, a leading vehicle manufacturer has said. At the opening of parliament earlier this week (21 June), the Queen announced legislation that “will be introduced to ensure the United Kingdom remains a world leader in new industries, including electric cars”. Iveco’s alternative fuels director Martin Flach said that the move was welcome but that it was important the government did not focus solely on electric cars. […]
The Transport Committee has called on the DfT to commit to a five-year funding model to tackle the chronic issue of potholes across the local road network in England.
Undecided how you’re going to vote next week? Motor Transport looked through the key party manifestos to see what the new government could mean for the road haulage sector.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has received more than 15,000 signatures of support in the past day backing its call for an investigation into the UK fuel market. FFUK wants the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to take the issue on, after a report commissioned for G20 finance ministers warned oil traders may have been artificially inflating wholesale prices. It also wants the financial regulators to look at whether traders and speculators have, in the style of the banks and the Libor rate, […]