Iveco has signed its first UK customer for the new Stralis NP – its 460hp, gas-powered, long-haul variant – amid growing interest in alternative fuels. Speaking at its State of the Nation event last week, Martin Flach, alternative fuels director at Iveco, revealed that the manufacturer had one UK customer for the Stralis NP – but refused to share details on the grounds that the customer did not want to issue a press release. Iveco MD Stuart Webster said: “To […]
The government has called on the freight industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2025, while conceding that diesel can be a sensible choice for the sector while vehicle technology advances.
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 […]
Plans for a controversial clean air zone (CAZ) in Coventry have been abandoned in a move the RHA has described as “a victory for common sense”.