Leeds City Council has urged logistics operators to engage with team members as it looks to shape its final clean air zone (CAZ) business case for government. The council last week revealed full details of its CAZ plans, which saw it mitigate the impact of the zone on businesses by reducing the geographic area affected and halving its originally proposed daily fee for non-compliant trucks from £100 to £50. Its revised CAZ plan, which the council said was developed following […]
The DfT is to hold a zero-emission vehicle summit in Birmingham this September.
The Microlise Transport Conference programme has been finalised, with an environment-focused panel set to debate key environmental issues, including recent stringent EU CO2 reduction targets for heavy vehicles and the clean air and low emission zones coming in to operation across the UK.
Ministers have agreed that charging operators working in urban areas should be a “last resort”, after four of the industry’s leading trade associations spoke to MPs about preventing HGVs from being priced out of operating in cities.