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 […]
A local haulier has warned Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES) council that its decison to launch a clean air zone (CAZ) in the city will significantly lengthen HGV journey times as drivers seek out alternative routes to avoid being charged.
Dangerous gaps have appeared in the fleet market’s road to zero, with some sectors accelerating towards the petrol and diesel phase-out and others stuck at a red signal, the BVRLA is warning.
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has changed its name to Zemo Partnership, to reflect the country’s aim to be net zero by 2050.