Following confirmation that central London will have an Ultra Low Emission Zone from 2019, TfL has said an extension across greater London for HGVs will likely begin just over a year later. Launching a consultation on plans to extend the ULEZ for HGVs from 26 October 2020, mayor Sadiq Khan (pictured) called on Londoners to let him know what they think of his plans “to clean up our lethal air”. “I am determined to take the bold action needed to […]
Ordered to clean the air: how the logistics sector found itself in the firing line of the air quality battle
Last month’s third High Court defeat by environmental law firm ClientEarth has really put the government under the cosh over tackling air pollution.
South East based Timber merchant Lawsons has taken delivery of its first CNG-powered vehicle, a 26-tonne Stralis NP.
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]