A new law requiring truck manufacturers to measure and publish the CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new lorries has been given the green light by MEPs. The new law, which is expected to come into force next year, could see the cost of new trucks slashed by increasing competition between manufacturers, encouraging greater innovation and giving fleet operators greater information on which to base their purchasing decisions. Under the legislation, manufacturers will have to make public the aerodynamic performance […]
Acumen Distribution has grown its fleet of longer semi-trailers from four to 18 15.65m units.
Seven trade associations call on government to mitigate clean air zone impact or see hauliers go bust
Seven trade associations, including the FTA and BVRLA, have joined forces in a letter to government warning of the financial impact that clean air zones (CAZs) could have on HGV operators and local businesses.