A bin lorry at the end of its normal working life has been repowered with a zero-emission, all-electric motor for a trial taking place in Greenwich, London. The aim is to test if the technology can significantly extend the working life of a high-value vehicle, while reducing air and noise pollution in built-up, urban areas. It will also assess the viability of the technology and make the economic case for repowering electric vehicles. The prototype, built by Sheffield-based Magtec, will […]
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.
Birmingham City Council has published details of its preferred clean air zone (CAZ) plans, ahead of a board decision next week (26 June), which could see non-Euro-6 lorries facing up to £100 per day to enter.
The deputy head of the FTA will talk about what the association believes are the five most pressing industry issues at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference.